About the Video: Wesley Fox was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions in A Shau Valley, Vietnam during February of 1969. During a six month voluntary extension of his tour in Vietnam Fox found himself and his men facing a larger force without the possibility of air or artillery support. Beyond the possibility of a safe withdrawal he organized and led his men throughout the battle even after becoming injured himself.
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