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Marty, Citizen Warrior
Bronze, 13”H x 13”W x 13”L
by WWII Tech. Sgt. R. Payton Ewing
Commemorates 16.1 million citizen soliders and sailors who won World War II. At age 93, Marty is one of only 500,000 alive in 2018.
As a Navy Corpsman, Pharmacist 3rd Class, attached to the 4th Marine Division, Marty was awarded four Battle Stars: Marshall Islands, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima. Awarded a Bronze Star for bravery for bringing wounded Marines back to safety under enemy fire and providing first aid in Saipan.