Photo #: 80-G-701648
Lieutenant Richard M. McCool, Jr., USN
Is presented with the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman at the White House, Washington, D.C. on 18 December 1945. The medal was awarded for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity" while he was Commanding Officer of USS LCS 122 off Okinawa, Japan in June 1945.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image Posted 2 January 2009