East Alabama Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins hospitalized with COVID-19

East Alabama Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins hospitalized with COVID-19

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Medal of Honor Recipient and Opelika native, Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins, has been hospitalized for COVID-19.

The Bennie Adkins Foundation announced Thursday that Adkins is critically ill with COVID-19 respiratory failure.

Adkins was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2015 by Former President Barack Obama for his acts of valor while serving in the army.

The Bennie Adkins Foundation asks for thoughts and prayers during this time.

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit home. Bennie has been hospitalized and is critically ill with COVID-19 respiratory failure. We ask for your thoughts and prayers.

Posted by The Bennie Adkins Foundation on Thursday, March 26, 2020

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