Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. became a rear admiral and U.S. senator. But before that, he was a captive who refused to submit to North Vietnamese prison guards.
A Navy detail takes the casket of Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. from a hearse before a memorial service at the Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer, Va. Denton was a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. He was shot down and spent nearly eight years as a prisoner of war. Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post Buy Photo