Tag Archives: Fr. Emil Kapaun

Challenge coin news and questions

I was lately the delighted recipient of a couple of challenge coins commemorating Fr. Emil Kapaun, chaplain, recipient of the Medal of Honor. His remains were recently identified. HERE I thought some of you would like to see these. HOWEVER… … Read More

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HUGE NEWS! IDENTIFIED: Remains of Servant of God, Army Chaplain Fr. Emil Kapaun (MofH in Korean War!)

This is terrific news! Today, I was notified that the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency identified the remains of Marion County-native Father Emil Kapaun. He served as an Army Chaplain during WWII and the Korean War, where he was taken as … Read More

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Servant of God Fr. Emil Kapaun and the Congressional Medal of Honor

Fr. Emil Kapaun will posthumously receive the Congressional Medal of Honor today. He received the Bronze Star in life and, after death, the Distinguished Service Cross. As a POW in a Chinese camp during the horrible winter of 1951 he … Read More

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