Ohio Veteran Gets Stolen Medals Back By Jim Letizia • May 29, 2014 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Richard Young flanked by Senator Sherrod Brown and a fellow veteran Credit wdtn.com Several medals were re-issued this week to a Dayton veteran who lost them in a robbery years ago. U.S. Navy Petty Officer First Class Richard Young fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He says the medals will be given to his grandchildren. Tags: Richard YoungU.S. NavyView the discussion thread.