Garfield M. Langhorn
The second Friday in the month of October will forever be remembered as PFC Garfield M. Langhorn Day, in honor of Riverhead Town's only Medal of Honor recipient, who sacrificed his own life to save wounded soldiers in the Vietnamese jungle in January 1969.
A semipostal stamp honoring Riverhead Medal of Honor recipient PFC Garfield Langhorn will raise funds to assist low-income veteran families if legislation introduced yesterday by Rep. Lee Zeldin becomes law.
Volunteers place flags at private cemeteries, honoring Riverhead’s military heroes dating back to the Civil War
Among the military heroes honored Saturday by volunteers placing flags at graves in St. John's Cemetery and Riverhead Cemetery were the first Riverhead man killed in World War I and Suffolk's only Medal of Honor Recipient in the Vietnam War.
Congressman, community remember a brave Riverhead soldier and honor his legacy, 50 years after heroic sacrfice
Family members, friends, fellow soldiers and families who owe their very existence to PFC Garfield M. Langhorn gathered today in Riverhead to remember the fallen hero and honor his legacy.
Memorial Day ceremonies at Calverton National Cemetery single out Riverhead hero, PFC Garfield M. Langhorn
Memorial Day ceremonies at Calverton National Cemetery today included a special tribute to Riverhead Medal of Honor recipient PFC Garfield M. Langhorn, who died a hero at age 20 in Vietnam on Jan. 15, 1969.