“He was enlisted. He was patriotic. He was fighting for freedom, his country.”
– Dr. Terry Schwab, son of Medal of Honor nominee, 1Lt. Donald Schwab
1Lt. Donald Schwab, joined the U.S. Army upon graduation from high school. The first stop for Schwab and his future fellow Soldiers was the barracks. Check out the video below from the United States Army Heritage and Education Center to learn more about the barracks at that time, in addition to the Army training Schwab and others endured as they prepared for war.
To read 1Lt. Schwab’s bio and award citation, visit http://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/valor24/recipients/schwab/.