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Veteran wounded in Okinawa awarded Purple Heart 70 years later

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. –  A 90-year-old New York man wounded by Japanese fighter planes in World War II has been awarded a Purple Heart — 70 years after rescuing a fellow sailor. 105 more words

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New York Vet Gets Purple Heart 70 Years After WWII Battle

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.– A 90-year-old New York man wounded by Japanese fighter planes in World War II has been awarded a Purple Heart— 70 years after rescuing a fellow sailor. 98 more words

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Local WWII veteran to get France’s highest award: 'Legion of Honor'

Art Nicholas, of the Oak Forrest subdivision in Englewood, Fla., has been selected as a recipient of France’s highest distinction. He will be named a “Knight of the Legion of Honor” for the part he played in the Normandy Invasion of France during World War II. 682 more words

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The Army Tested Robot Dog Soldiers And Decided Real Dogs Are Still Better

Seeking to reduce battlefield risk to human soldiers, has been trying out prototypes of robotic soldiers. First came the LS3, the “robo-mule,” with the potential to carry up to 400 pounds of gear. 219 more words

Twice delayed, but not denied – Vietnam vet finally awarded Purple Heart

COLUMBUS, Ga. – A Vietnam veteran and his family received a long-awaited honor from US Congressman Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA) Wednesday. It’s a story of perseverance and persistence, and how they paid off more than 40 years later. 414 more words

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Navy to Christen Expeditionary Fast Transport Carson City

The Navy will christen its newest expeditionary fast transport, USS Carson City (EPF 7), during a 10 a.m. EST ceremony Saturday, Jan. 16 in Mobile, Alabama… 403 more words

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