President Trump awards his first Medal of Honor (17 images)

President Donald Trump awarded his first Medal of Honor to Vietnam War medic, Army Specialist Five James C. McCloughan, during a ceremony at the White House on Monday.

McCloughan was honored for his heroism in rescuing and attending to wounded troops during the 1969 battle of Hui Yon Hill in Vietnam.
Updated: July 31, 2017 at 8:40 PM
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President Donald Trump (R) embraces retired Army medic and Vietnam War veteran James McCloughan after bestowing the Medal of Honor. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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