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Wesley Lee Fox

Wesley Fox, Medal of Honor Recipient


U.S. Marine Corps
Medal Of Honor, Vietnam

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Captain Fox led a Marine company in action against the enemy in the northern A Shau Valley. When they came under intense fire from a large well concealed enemy force, Captain Fox maneuvered to a position from which he could assess the situation and confer with his platoon leaders. As they departed to execute the plan he had devised, the enemy attacked and he was wounded along with all of the other members of the command group, except the executive officer. Captain Fox continued to direct the activity of his company. Advancing through heavy enemy fire, he personally neutralized one enemy position and calmly ordered an assault against the hostile emplacements. He then moved through the area coordinating aircraft support with the activities of his men. When his executive officer was mortally wounded, he reorganized the company and directed the fire of his men as they drove the hostile forces into retreat. Wounded again in the final assault, he refused medical attention and supervised the preparation of casualties for medical evacuation. His indomitable courage inspired his Marines to such aggressive action that they overcame all enemy resistance and destroyed a large bunker complex.

A veteran of combat in Korea, Wesley Fox worked himself through each and every one of the ranks of the Marine Corps from private until his retirement as a Colonel of Marines.

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