Clemson alumnus Ben Skardon, 100, to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Clemson alumnus Ben Skardon, 100, to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a 100-year-old survivor of the Bataan Death March and revered alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University, will be presented a Filipino World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Saturday. The Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom are the highest civilian awards in the United States.
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Clemson alumnus Ben Skardon, 100, to receive Congressional Gold Medal

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