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Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, 1st Inf. Div. and Fort Riley, right, is handed a Congressional Medal of Honor from Cathy Ehlers Metcalf, left, and Katherine Metcalf, center, after a June 12 ceremony at Victory Park. The event honored the division’s recent Medal of Honor recipients and Gold Star families by unveiling their memorial stones within the park. Metcalf is the granddaughter of Staff Sgt. Walter D. Ehlers, who received the nation’s highest award for valor in 1944 for his actions in Goville, France, died Feb. 20. He was the remaining Medal of Honor recipient of the “Big Red One.”


Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, 1st Inf. Div. and Fort Riley, right, is handed a Congressional Medal of Honor from Cathy Ehlers Metcalf, left, and Katherine Metcalf, center, after a June 12 ceremony at Victory Park. The event honored the division’s recent Medal of Honor recipients and Gold Star families by unveiling their memorial stones within the park. Metcalf is the granddaughter of Staff Sgt. Walter D. Ehlers, who received the nation’s highest award for valor in 1944 for his actions in Goville, France, died Feb. 20. He was the remaining Medal of Honor recipient of the “Big Red One.”

Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, 1ST INF. DIV.
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