More than 75 years after she joined the Civil Air Patrol to serve her country during World War II, 2nd Lt. Mary Pat Shely was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal on Sunday in Lexington.
More than 75 years after she joined the Civil Air Patrol to serve her country during World War II, 2nd Lt. Mary Pat Shely was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal on Sunday in Lexington. Provided by the Kentucky Wing of the Civil Air Patrol
More than 75 years after she joined the Civil Air Patrol to serve her country during World War II, 2nd Lt. Mary Pat Shely was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal on Sunday in Lexington. Provided by the Kentucky Wing of the Civil Air Patrol

She taught herself to fly. At 94, she receives prestigious medal for WWII service.

August 05, 2018 08:16 PM