- Associated Press - Saturday, April 18, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) - A Vietnam veteran and the family of a World War II veteran who died in 2007 were presented with overdue military medals in a ceremony in Cincinnati.

Vietnam veteran Ernest Stevenson received the Purple Heart and five other medals in the Friday ceremony at Cincinnati City Hall. Ohio’s Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley presented the medals to Stevenson. They also presented seven medals to the family of World War II veteran Donald May.

Stevenson was born in Stanford, Kentucky, in 1944 and now lives in Cincinnati. He served in the Army from 1967 through 1969. He earned the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in Vietnam.

May served in the Army from 1942 through 1945. The Swamp Ranch, Kentucky, native later moved to Ohio.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide