Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

September 11, 2013

Reusch presented service medal for gallantry in action


CROSSVILLE — Commander Bob Johnston had the honor, on behalf of the Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Korea, to present to Carroll Reusch, a Chapter #297 member, the Wharang Distinguished Service Medal, for gallantry in action against an armed enemy in Korea on l6 July 1953.

During the period, through his professional knowledge, skillful ability, keen judgement and profound experience, he has performed his assigned duties in an outstanding and exemplary manner, in addition his devotion to duty, courageous leadership and aggressiveness was a great contribution to the successful accomplishment of the United Nations efforts against the Communist aggression in Korea. The outstanding achievements performed by him throughout the period reflects great credit upon himself and the military service of the United States.