Thursday, June 4, 2009

Military Fishing Expedition


Corporal Dick Burnett, USMC (ret.) - a happy man this day...

Commander Tom Fitzgerald, Post 379, pins the Navy Achievement Medal on Corporal Burnett.

Major James Knell, USMC (ret.) spent nearly three years working to get Cpl. Burnett's lost medal replaced. Jim is the founder of the Military Fishing Expedition and spends many hours working with local businesses organizing this event which an important part of our May Military Appreciation Month on Pensacola Beach.

Sgt. Major Leon Thorton, Major James Knell, Cpl. Richard Burnett, Commander Tom Fitzgerald.

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