Medal of Honor recipient speaks at Auburn University

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Hundreds filled Auburn University's Lowder Hall this evening to hear from a Medal of Honor recipient who call east Alabama home.

Retired army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins spoke to a room filled with current service members and other residents and students about his time on the battlefield.

Adkins says he owes this medal to the other 16 men he fought with in the Battle at Camp A Shau, especially the five who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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