Corporal Herman Godwin, an aid man assigned to 3rd Platoon, Company K, 179th Infantry Regiment.
Godwin was present during a Chinese attack against Outpost Eerie on the night of 21 March 1952. Godwin alternately treated the wounded at Outpost Eerie and fought the enemy, keeping a machine gun in action throughout the attack. He was eventually knocked out from a grenade explosion. He survived the attack after supporting artillery fire drove the Chinese from Outpost Eerie.