Sgt. John Corrigan was born in Baltimore, MD. He enlisted into the Marine Corps when he was 18 years old and served with the 1st Mar Air Wing at the K1 & K18 Air Bases on the east coast of South Korea. He participated in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, aka the Frozen Chosin and worked as a courier for the communications hut. He received 3 Bronze stars and several Presidential citations for his service. He is a resident of Covington.