The first to take-off of the U.S.S. Hornet on April 18, 1942, is the last to land.
President Presents Medal of Honor During White House Ceremony
President Donald J. Trump posthumously presents the Medal of Honor to Army 1st Lt. Garlin M. Conner for conspicuous gallantry during World War II, in a ceremony at the White House. Conner's widow, Pauline Lyda Wells Conner, and family will join the president at the ceremony, June 26, 2018.