Watch Live: President Trump awards Congressional Medal of Honor (MOH) to Sergeant Major John L. Canley, USMC (Vietnam Veteran-Retired)

President Donald J. Trump awards the Congressional Medal of Honor (MOH) to Sergeant Major John L. Canley, United States Marine Corps (Retired), for conspicuous gallantry. Sergeant Major John L. Canley receivd the MOH for his actions from January 31 to February 6, 1968, while he was ssigned to Company A, First Battalion, First Marines while in the Republic of Vietnam. Sergeant Major Canley fought off several enemy attacks as his company moved along a highway toward Hue City to relieve friendly forces who were surrounded. On several occasions, despite his own wounds, he rushed across fire-swept terrain to carry wounded Marines to safety. After his commanding officer was severely wounded, he took command and led his company into Hue City.

President Trump addressed the Salute to Service Dinner at The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, WV

President Donald Trump made his fifth visit to the Mountain State on Tuesday, July 3rd, for the Salute to Service dinner event held at the historic Greenbrier Resort. The Greenbrier Classic had been rebranded as A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, and this inaugural dinner event was meant to honor the countless men and women who served their country. Jim Nantz gave the opening remarks of the evening and asked the servicemen and women to stand for their recognition. Following Nantz was Governor Jim Justice, a noted supporter and personal friend of the President. Governor Jim Justice introduced President Trump with a glowing introduction.

Trump’s Roundtable Discussion on Tax Reform in White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia

White Sulphur Springs welcomed President Trump as he hosted a round-table discussion on tax reform, among many other issues.  The president heard  personal stories from individuals who have benefited from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. People in attendance included:

– Representatives from native West Virginian companies who provided benefits to their employees as a result of the historic tax reform that the President signed into law last year, including:

 Citizens Bank of West Virginia, a Elkins-based community bank that awarded $1,000 bonuses for all their employees. Davis Trust Company, a Elkins-based community bank  that instituted  3% pay increases on top of year-end merit & cost-of-living increases for all 45 full-time & 2 part-time employees. Worldwide Equipment, a regional truck dealership company with a full service location in White Sulphur Springs  awarded $300 bonuses for over 1,100 employees.