Phillip Coon, a 94-year-old World War II Army veteran, POW and Bataan Death March survivor, finally received medals for his service Monday. Coon was awarded the Prisoner of War Medal, a Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman Badge. Melissa Block speaks with Coon and his son, Michael, who is also an Army veteran.
World War II Vet Awarded Medals 67 Years Later
By editor • Oct 23, 2013
Originally published on October 23, 2013 5:43 pm