Ross McGinnis To Be Honored At Fort Knox

December 6, 2012
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Fort Knox will be dedicating a memorial to a soldier from Knox who died in Iraq and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

A memorial display in honor of Specialist Ross McGinnis will be unveiled and dedicated at the Kentucky military post on the afternoon of Friday, December 7th.

McGinnis was credited with using his body to cover a grenade thrown inside a truck that was also occupied by other members of his company.  He was killed instantly.  The others survived the blast.

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