The petition for the President to designate a state funeral for the last remaining Medal of Honor holder from World War II will help us form and shape public opinion and ultimately bring about the designation. The petition itself is the cornerstone of our overall campaign strategy.
"We, the undersigned, respectfully petition you to designate a state funeral for the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War II. And, to provide at this state funeral special recognition to honor all
16 million men and women who wore our nation's uniform from 1941 to 1945..."