HIB member Harry Hirshman, a WWII China Marine that served on Okinawa, was visited by HIB Members on his 100th birthday at his daughter Jillâ€™s house. Harry told some war stories, did some saluting and had a great time. Thanks for the invite Jill, and Semper Fi Harry!
HIB Members visited Harry later that week at his residence to present him the Good Citizens Gold Award, presented to Harry for his 100th Birthday, by National Commandant, Jim Touhy. The medal is the highest award given out by the Marine Corps League. Semper Fi Harry!
Monthly newsletter of the Marine Corps League, Hiram I Bearss Detachment 089, Indianapolis, Indiana. March 2014 issue.