Son of Medal of Honor recipient, MSgt Richard Etchberger
Cory is shares memories from his childhood with his father, Medal of Honor recipient, Chief Master Sergeant Richard Etchberger. He discusses the unique circumstances surrounding his father’s classified mission to Laos. He talks about the heroic actions of his father displayed as he held off an enemy ambush on the morning of March 11, 1968 at Lima Site 85. He also talks about the events that transpired after his father’s death. What led to his father receiving the Medal of Honor after 40 years? What was his conversation like with President Barack Obama? What’s his fathers legacy? He also talks about the Medal of Honor Netflix series, the Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Team Award, and other memories in this emotional episode.
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