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Retired Capt. Thomas Hudner Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient, attends the christening of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) at the Bath Iron Works shipyard.
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BATH, Maine (April 1, 2017) Retired Capt. Thomas Hudner Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient, attends the christening of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) at the Bath Iron Works shipyard Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Bath, Maine. Hudner was awarded the Medal of Honor for valor during in the Korean War when he intentionally crash landed his plane in an effort to save fellow pilot Ensign Jesse Brown, the Navy's first African-American pilot. (U.S. Navy photo)

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