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Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” focuses on the experiences of black veterans, honoring real-life heroes like Milton Olive III

Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” focuses on the experiences of black veterans, honoring real-life heroes like Milton Olive III

In 1966, Milton Lee Olive III was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Vietnam. Olive was a member of the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam. He threw his body on a grenade, saving four comrades in the process. #MilitaryAppreciationMonth 

However the day ends, with whatever rotten subjects DC politics requires coverage of, I can confidently say today started well. Thanks, Chicago. @ Milton Lee Olive Park

#OTD in 1966, Milton Lee Olive, III became the 1st AA awarded the Medal of Honor for the Vietnam War. #BlackHistory 

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