Van T. Barfoot, 1919-2012

Eva Russo, AP

Van T. Barfoot (Choctaw), the most highly-decorated U.S. veteran, has passed away.  He was 92. Story here.


One thought on “Van T. Barfoot, 1919-2012

  1. Not sure where to share this but here’s another important hero who has passed: Lanier Phillips, 88 (two days short of his 89th birthday) lone black survivor of the Pollux and Truxton maritime disaster, civil rights activist, and career naval officer

    Obituary here:

    More background here:

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