Robert J. Modrzejewski
|Robert Joseph Modrzejewski|
Robert J. Modrzejewski, Medal of Honor recipient
|Born||July 3, 1934|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1957-1986|
|Unit||3rd Battalion 4th Marines|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Robert Joseph Modrzejewski (born July 3, 1934) is a retired United States Marine Corps officer. He was awarded the United States’ highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor — for his servies in Vietnam. In a White House ceremony on March 12, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson presented the Medal of Honor to two Marines for their actions in Vietnam — Major Modrzejeski and Second Lieutenant John J. McGinty, III.
References[change | change source]
- "Remarks Upon Presenting the Medal of Honor to Maj. Robert J. Modrzejewski and 2d Lt. John J. McGinty III, USMC". The American Presidency Project. University of California, Santa Barbara. March 12, 1968. Archived from the original on March 13, 2005. Retrieved 2006-07-01.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Colonel Robert Joseph Modrzejewski, USMC, Who's Who in Marine Corps History, History Division, United States Marine Corps". Archived from the original on February 8, 2012. Retrieved Dec 22, 2015.
- "Maj Robert J. Modrzejewski, Medal of Honor, 1966, 3/4/3, Vietnam, Medal of Honor citation". Archived from the original on June 29, 2006. Retrieved July 1, 2006.