Marker for Medal of Honor recipient Joe Mann dedicated
Last updated 10/1/2020 at 12:27pm
REARDAN - A crowd of around 50 people gathered at the Mann family ranch off Highway 231 north of town Friday, Sept. 18 for a dedication of a historical marker recognizing Medal of Honor recipient and Reardan native Joe Mann, who died at 22 after jumping on a grenade to protect his comrades in World War II.
The event began with a welcome message by Rae Anna Victor of the Jonas Babcock chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. A presentation of colors by the Fairchild Air Force Base Honor Guard then followed.
Mayor Gail Daniels led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance, then "God...