Retired U.S. Army Maj. George E. Wahlen will speak Friday, Nov. 9, at Brigham Young University's Patriots' Week.
Wahlen will speak at noon in the Memorial Lounge, Wilkinson Center, in association with the POW/MIA Wreath Laying Ceremony.Wahlen is the recipient of the esteemed Medal of Honor. This citation is for "conspicuous gallantry . . . at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving . . . during action against enemy Japanese forces on Iwo Jima in the Volcano group on 3 March 1945."