Medal of Honor recipient James McCloughan visits Little Rock AFB May 20, 2024

LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Retired U.S. Army Spc. 5 James McCloughan, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, visited Little Rock Air Force Base, May 17, 2024.

McCloughan was presented the Medal of Honor for distinguished actions as a combat medic assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 196th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, during the Vietnam War near Don Que, Vietnam, from May 13 to 15, 1969.

His visit serves as a powerful reminder of the sacrifices made by the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Later, McCloughan joined up with STEMLiner IV, a hands-on STEM experience for local students, showcasing his dedication to inspiring the next generation of leaders.