Friday, 06 May 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Thursday
Low  51°
High 82°
Friday
Low  56°
High 86°
Saturday
Low  51°
High 83°
Sunday
Low  48°
High 81°
Monday
Low  49°
High 79°
Tuesday
Low  50°
High 83°
Wednesday
Low  47°
High 78°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 60°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Father Emil Kapaun To Receive Medal Of Honor
03/11/2013

On April 11, President Barack Obama will award Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun, of Pilsen, Kansas, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Chaplain Kapaun will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his extraordinary heroism while serving with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division during combat operations against an armed enemy at Unsan, Korea and as a prisoner of war from November 1-2, 1950.

The Kansas congressional delegation led the push for Father Kapaun to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

Father Kapaun died in a prison camp in May, 1951.

Chaplain Kapaun’s nephew, Ray Kapaun, and family will join the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service and sacrifice.

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Perryton Police Shoot Man in Fatigues, Body Armor
Accident Injures One Thursday Evening In Liberal
"Emergency Situation" Ends Safely in Gray County
Guymon Police Search For Deaf Runaway Teen
480 Changes Insurance Providers
SWMC Challenges Community To Think F.A.S.T.
Liberal's Dowell Wins Forensics Title
US-160 Road Work in Seward County Starts
"Tribute To American Muscle" At Yellow Brick Road Car Show
SCCC Poetry Coffee House Event Awards Scholarships
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Liberal's Rashida Davis Signs at McPherson College
Trojans Sneak Past Seward to End Softball Season
Three Saints Sign at Four Year Institutions  
Redskins Win Hutchinson Meet
"Musical Serenade to Mothers" concert set for May 8
LHS Swimming with 21 PR's in Hutchinson
Hays Sweeps LHS Softball in Hays
480 Changes Insurance Providers
Guymon Police Search For Deaf Runaway Teen
LHS Announces Summer Weight Schedule
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group