Medal of Honor Chaplains

Lieutenant Vincent Capodanno – the “Grunt Padre” Awarded the Medal of Honor: January 7, 1969 Born in Staten Island, New York, Vincent Capodanno was ordained

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CDR Lawson Ramage, USS Parche (SS-384)

In the early years of World War II, Lawson “Red” Ramage served aboard USS Grenadine (SS-210) and commanded the USS Trout (SS-202).  While aboard Trout, Ramage had damaged the Japanese light-carrier Taiyo in

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