Wed October 23, 2013
World War II Vet Awarded Medals 67 Years Later
Originally published on Wed October 23, 2013 4:43 pm
Phillip Coon, a 94-year-old World War II Army veteran, POW and Bataan Death March survivor, finally received medals for his service Monday. Coon was awarded the Prisoner of War Medal, a Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman Badge. Melissa Block speaks with Coon and his son, Michael, who is also an Army veteran.