2009-05-01 / News
Maj. Gen James E. Livingston Award goes to two supporters of the NMOHC
Photo by John Temple Ligon FN Manufacturing and W. Thomas Smith Jr. received the Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston Award for "noble service to country in peace and war, superior leadership and tireless support of the 2010 National Medal of Honor Convention." Pictured l- r are Gene Rogers, chairman of the NMOHC and founding partner with Rogers Townsend Thomas PC; W. Thomas Smith Jr., journalist and military analyst; Jean- Louis Vanderstraeten, president of Belgium- based FN Manufacturing; and Columbia's Chuck Murray, Medal of Honor recipient in World War II. Also in attendance was Columbia's John Baker, Medal of Honor recipient in the Vietnam War. The NMOHC will be held in Charleston, September 29 through October 3, 2010, honoring the 97 living recipients of the Medal of Honor. For further information, go to medalofhonorconvention.com.