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Brevard man to receive Medal of Honor 40 years after heroic acts

Former Green Beret Melvin Morris, of Port St. John, will receive the Medal of Honor — four decades late — for actions in Vietnam in 1969. A congressional review found 24 veterans were passed over the honor because of their race. Posted 3/16/14

http://www.wbir.com/video/3357028488001/1/Brevard-man-to-receive-Medal-of-Honor-40-years-after-heroic-acts http://bcdownload.gannett.edgesuite.net/brevard/38321750001/201403/233/38321750001_3335640426001_Melvin-Morris-6.jpg?pubId=38321750001 Brevard man to receive Medal of Honor 40 years after heroic acts Former Green Beret Melvin Morris, of Port St. John, will receive the Medal of Honor — four decades late — for actions in Vietnam in 1969. A congressional review found 24 veterans were passed over the honor because of their race. Posted 3/16/14 veterantopvideosflatNewsMilitary 02:18

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