Anderson County POW honored years later

ANDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Friday was a special day for the family of Private First Class Everett McNabb and for East Tennessee. McNabb was wounded during his service in the U.S. Army in Korea, and then taken as a Prison of War for two years.

Now years later McNabb was honored for his service. His family was given a Purple Heart medal, a POW medal, Korean Service Honors, and the National Defense Service Medal.

McNabb's grandson Chad says his grandfather was never one to brag and never filled out the proper forms for the awards. Years later his family turned in the paperwork. They say they wish it had all happened sooner, but are so proud of their grandfather and happy he is getting the recognition he deserves.


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