Medal of HonorThe Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States of America. Sgt. Pittman earned this medal by his actions in Korea on 26 November 1950 as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army. His actions were "above and beyond the call of duty" The Medal was conferred upon him by President Harry Truman.
|Series||This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series|
|Placed By||American Legion Post 29, Greenwood, MS|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:26am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 770375 N 3700031|
|Decimal Degrees||33.40560000, -90.09280000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 24.336', W 90° 5.568'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 24' 20.16" N, 90° 5' 34.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||662, 601|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 28300-28322 Co Rd 430, Greenwood MS 38930, US|
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