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Topic - James Livingston
A new South Carolina law makes it a crime for someone to falsely claim military service for personal profit.
In a story Feb. 4 about the National Medal of Honor Museum seeking support from the state of South Carolina, The Associated Press reported erroneously that retired Marine Maj. Gen. James Livingston is South Carolina's only Medal of Honor recipient. He is the state's only living Medal of Honor recipient.
"People are really respectful and considerate of people who have served and sacrificed," he said, and it's wrong to make a bogus appeal for that.
"Look at all those kids coming home shot up and beat up and folks are running around saying they served?" he said.