Col. Bud Day, Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 88

Sunday - 7/28/2013, 8:12pm EDT

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2010, file photo, retired Col. George "Bud" Day, left, laughs with Arizona Sen. John McCain at a Veterans Town Hall Meeting and endorsement news conference at the American Legion Post #1 Luke-Greenway in Phoenix. Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a POW in Vietnam and was Arizona Sen. John McCain's cellmate, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, after a long illness. He was 88. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

JENNIFER KAY
Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- Retired Col. George "Bud" Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5
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