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Retired Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Col. Barnum visits Quantico
Retired U.S Marine Corps Col. Harvey C. Barnum Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient, right, embraces Retired Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sgt. Faafetia Mamea while visiting the Manpower Management Records and Performance Branch on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, April 4, 2023. Barnum was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Vietnam during Operation Harvest Moon, Dec. 18, 1965; he is one of only nine surviving Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipients. An Arleigh Burke-class Flight IIA guided missile destroyer, the USS Harvey C. Barnum Jr. (DDG-124), has been named in his honor, and is expected to be commissioned in 2024. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David Brandes)

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