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Medal of Honor Recipient Melvin Morris

Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris speaks to members of Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Jan. 31, 2017. Morris emphasized the importance of pushing through adversity because we are trained and trusted to always get the job done regardless of our circumstances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris speaks to members of Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Jan. 31, 2017. Morris emphasized the importance of pushing through adversity because we are trained and trusted to always get the job done regardless of our circumstances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

Vice Wing Commander Col. Walt Jackim introduces retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, Medal of Honor recipient, to Patrick Air Force Base Airmen Jan. 31, 2017. Jackim reminded the audience that every service member raises their right hand to support the same oath and will possibly one day be called on to make a crucial decision rooted in one’s character. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

Vice Wing Commander Col. Walt Jackim introduces retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, Medal of Honor recipient, to Patrick Air Force Base Airmen Jan. 31, 2017. Jackim reminded the audience that every service member raises their right hand to support the same oath and will possibly one day be called on to make a crucial decision rooted in one’s character. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

Chief Master Sgt. Jason Lamoureux, 45th Space Wing command chief, coins Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris at Patrick AFB, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017. Lamoureux thanked him for his bravery, courage and inspirational message to our service members on the power of the human spirit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

Chief Master Sgt. Jason Lamoureux, 45th Space Wing command chief, coins Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris at Patrick AFB, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017. Lamoureux thanked him for his bravery, courage and inspirational message to our service members on the power of the human spirit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

Retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, Medal of Honor recipient, wears his 55-year old Green Beret, Jan. 31, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.  Morris’s Green Beret has never left his side since the day President John F. Kennedy visited Fort Bragg and authorized U.S. Army Special Forces to wear Green Berets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

Retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, Medal of Honor recipient, wears his 55-year old Green Beret, Jan. 31, 2017, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Morris’s Green Beret has never left his side since the day President John F. Kennedy visited Fort Bragg and authorized U.S. Army Special Forces to wear Green Berets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris speaks to members of Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Jan. 31, 2017. Morris emphasized the importance of pushing through adversity because we are trained and trusted to always get the job done regardless of our circumstances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Phil Sunkel)