Brevard Co. man receives Medal of Honor 44 years later - FOX 35 News Orlando

Brevard Co. man receives Medal of Honor 44 years later

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A retired soldier living in Brevard County will receive the Medal of Honor Tuesday – more than 40 years later.

It was determined that retired Sgt. First Class Melvin Morris was among a group of deserving troops who were passed over for the honor because of their race, religion or ethnicity – until now.

Fox 35's John Brown talked with Sgt. Morris, who is finally being recognized for his heroism in Vietnam.

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