Bend, Oregon (MARKET NEWS)
Robert Dale Maxwell was a United States Army combat soldier and a recipient of the United States military’s highest decoration for valor—the Medal of Honor—for his heroism in France during World War II , he has peacefully passed away.
He passed away at the age of 98. Maxwell was a longtime Bend resident and America’s oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, a close friend confirmed late Sunday night. according to ktvz news
Tributes are pouring in to honor the late veteran on social media. Here are some tributes posted online to honor the legacy of veteran.
The American Legion Online Update
RIP America’s oldest living #MedalOfHonor recipient Robert Dale Maxwell, who passed away Saturday night. The 98-year-old Maxwell was a member of American Legion Post 4 in Bend, Oregon.
Rest In Peace Mr. Robert Maxwell. It was an Honor to know you for the past 10 years. You will be forever missed. He was our own hometown hero. He passed on Saturday at the age of 98.