Photos, video: Laying a hero to rest

Staff photos and videoJanuary 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.

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