Video: Medal of Honor recipient buried at Beaufort National Cemetery

Published at 7:36 p.m. on January 23, 2014 | Modified at 8:23 p.m. on January 23, 2014

Capt. John J. McGinty III was buried at Beaufort National Cemetery the afternoon of Jan. 23, 2014. Capt. McGinty received a Medal of Honor for his valor in leading his platoon during a battle in the summer of 1966 during the Vietnam War. He is the second Medal of Honor recipient to be buried in the cemetery, preceded by PFC. Ralph H. Johnson, who received the award posthumously in 1968. Delayna Earley

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