An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Nov 27, 2023
GARDINER, WA, UNITED STATES - NAVFAC Northwest, joined by Joan Shields-Bennett and retired Navy Capt. Richard Bennett., past and present military members, family, friends, and community members, gathered at the Gardiner Cemetery in Gardiner, Washington, to pay a heartfelt tribute to the unparalleled heroism exemplified by local hero and Medal of Honor recipient, Marvin G. Shields, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Shawna Tindal)


This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at , which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.

Back to Gallery
This is an Official US Navy Website • Please read this Privacy Policy • GILS NUMBER DOD-USN-000702
NAVFAC Jobs  |  FAQ  |  Search  |  Accessibility  |  FOIA  |  No Fear Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  |  Site Map