Catto medal awarded
On Feb. 25, the Pa. National Guard and the Octavius V. Catto Society re-establish a tribute to one of Philadelphia’s citizen soldiers, with a ceremony hosted by the Union League of Philadelphia. Air National Guard Chaplain Maj. Jonathan Bell, 171st Air Refueling Wing, and Army 1st Sgt. Kevin Bittenbender, 55th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, Alpha Company, were selected as this year’s recipients of the award. Photo by Army Sgt. Matt Jones.