AL ASAD, Iraq -- Two Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam era toured through Al Asad April 20, meeting with deployed service members.
Retired Army Col. Robert L. Howard and retired Marine Capt. John J. McGinty III ate lunch and dinner with several service members. Upon completion of dinner, the two honored visitors met with service members in the Morale, Welfare and Recreation building and gave a speech on their tales of war.
The two gentlemen also met with several service members individually, giving each a morale boost, an autograph and a 100-minute phone card along with the advice to call home.