Cpl. Stephen Austin, who grew up in Porterville, after his first tour in Vietnam.
Cpl. Stephen Austin, who grew up in Porterville, after his first tour in Vietnam. Photo courtesy of Allen Austin Special to The Bee
Cpl. Stephen Austin, who grew up in Porterville, after his first tour in Vietnam. Photo courtesy of Allen Austin Special to The Bee

He died saving fellow Marines in Vietnam. 50 years later, medal given for his bravery

July 13, 2018 08:52 AM