Howard V. Lee
|Howard V. Lee|
Howard V. Lee, Medal of Honor receiver
|Birth name||Howard Vincent Lee|
|Born||August 1, 1933|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||March 23, 2019 (aged 85)|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1955–1975|
|Unit||2nd Battalion 4th Marines|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Bronze Star (2)
Lieutenant Colonel Howard Vincent Lee (August 1, 1933 – March 23, 2019) was a United States Marine Corps officer. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in August 1966 during the Vietnam War. He was promoted in July 1972 to lieutenant colonel and retired in 1975 from the Marine Corps. Lee studied at Pace College.
References[change | change source]
- "Maj Howard V. Lee, Medal of Honor, 1966, 4/3, Viet Nam (Medal of Honor citation)". Marines Awarded the Medal of Honor. History Division, United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on March 5, 2007. Retrieved November 12, 2007.
- "Medal of Honor Recipient Howard V. Lee Passes Away at 85". Benzinga. March 28, 2019. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Lieutenant Colonel Howard Vincent Lee, USMC, Medal of Honor recipient". Full Citations of Living Recipients. Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Retrieved June 13, 2006.