U.S. Marine 1st Sgt. Maurice Bease honors the memory of the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient. Pfc. James.
The Heaviest Decorated US Vet Ever
Robert Lewis Howard (July 11, 1939 – December 23, 2009) was a highly decorated United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded 8 Purple Hearts, 4 Bronze Stars, and was nominated for the Medal of Honor three separate times. He was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on February 22, 2010. Learn more about Robert at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_L._Howard