SAN DIEGO,CA.,SEPTEMBER 20, 2013: Vietnam era Marines Joe B. Cordileone(facing camera left) and Robert T. Moffatt (right) exchange hugs with fellow veterans prior to being honored in a long overdue ceremony at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego for their bravery in combat during the 1st battle of Khe Sanh in 1967. Cordileone received the Silver Star and Moffatt the Bronze Star. They were nominated at the time, but the paperwork was lost and the officers who knew of their bravery were killed September 20, 2013(Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times).

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