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Medal of Honor awarded to Father Kapuan, Korean War chaplain

April 11, 2013

The Washington Post profiled Father Emil Kapuan, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously today for his heroic service as a US Army chaplain during the Korean War.

Father Kapuan is also a candidate for beatification.


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  • Posted by: Defender - Apr. 12, 2013 11:05 AM ET USA

    The chaplains were always there for us in Vietnam, too. They are all truly unheralded and deserve our thanks.