More on David McNerney

Lowell-born Medal of Honor recipient David McNerney will be buried in Houston this Saturday. Below is a segment from a Colorado TV news program about the man who will deliver McNerney’s eulogy. LTC Richard Sauer (ret) was a platoon leader in the company of which McNerney was the First Sergeant. In the initial enemy ambush, the company commander was killed and all the other lieutenants, including Sauer, were all seriously wounded. As the senior non-commissioned officer, McNerney took charge. Sauer describes what happened in the video: