ALBANY, Ky. -- A Kentucky man will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor -- the nation's highest military award -- for his actions in World War Two.
Garlin Murl Conner, a native of Albany in Clinton County, was an Army officer who fought off a German attack in France in 1945.
Conner was one of the most decorated soldiers of the war, having earned a Distinguished Service Cross, four Silver Stars and three Purple Hearts.
He died in 1998.
Conner's widow, Pauline, will receive the medal during a White House ceremony on Tuesday.