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President Trump Awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam Vet

James McCloughan showed uncommon and astounding bravery in the face of danger.

President Trump awarded his first Medal of Honor to Vietnam veteran Private First Class James McCloughan on Monday.

McCloughan, a medic, saved the lives of several men in Vietnam over a 48-hour period as they found themselves under siege from enemy forces.

Wounded by shrapnel, McCloughan still fought off the enemy while treating injured U.S. soldiers.

Ten of those saved by McCloughan were in the audience at the ceremony, and Trump pointed them out during the ceremony.