U.S. Marine 1st Sgt. Maurice Bease honors the memory of the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient. Pfc. James.
Gary Beikirch, Medal of Honor, Vietnam War
Special Forces medic Gary Beikirch treated wounded indigenous and U.S. soldiers under intense fire in the Kontum Province, South Vietnam, on April 1, 1970. He was presented with the Medal of Honor on October 15, 1973.