Marine pallbearers carry the casket of Capt. John J. McGinty III, USMC Medal of Honor recipient, during his funeral the afternoon of Jan. 23, 2014, at the Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort.  Capt. McGinty received the Medal of Honor from President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968 for leading his outnumbered platoon during battle in the summer of 1966.
Marine pallbearers carry the casket of Capt. John J. McGinty III, USMC Medal of Honor recipient, during his funeral the afternoon of Jan. 23, 2014, at the Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort. Capt. McGinty received the Medal of Honor from President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968 for leading his outnumbered platoon during battle in the summer of 1966. Staff photo
Marine pallbearers carry the casket of Capt. John J. McGinty III, USMC Medal of Honor recipient, during his funeral the afternoon of Jan. 23, 2014, at the Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort. Capt. McGinty received the Medal of Honor from President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968 for leading his outnumbered platoon during battle in the summer of 1966. Staff photo

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