Defense secretary recommends Medal of Honor for WWI hero who served in all-black regiment

  • by: CHRIS CAROLA , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 26, 2014 - 10:15 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. — The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.

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