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Oklahoma native among vets to receive Medal of Honor

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TULSA, Okla. — An Okmulgee native is among the 24 U.S. Army veterans chosen to receive the Medal of Honor for their service during World War II, the Korean War or the Vietnam War. Retired Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, who now lives in Cocoa, Fla., told the Tulsa World President Obama called him Friday to say he was being honored for his actions in Vietnam in September 1969. Morris was...

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