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Gazette News
Colchester magician Michael J Fitch honoured by the Magic Circlemembership of 1,500 professionals. In a ceremony at the Magic Circle's HQ, in
Colchester magician Michael J Fitch honoured by the Magic Circle
Gazette News / Posted 5 hours ago
membership of 1,500 professionals. In a ceremony at the Magic Circle's HQ, in London, Mr Fitch was honoured as a Silver Star Associate Member of the Inner Circle. He began practising his craft, aged four, with a Paul Daniels magic... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Under Armour to outfit UCLA with NCAA record $280 million shoe dealcombination deal with uniforms made by Nike and merchandise coming from Nike, a
Under Armour to outfit UCLA with NCAA record $280 million shoe deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
combination deal with uniforms made by Nike and merchandise coming from Nike, an in-house brand and a Texas company called Silver Star Merchandising. The private school has not disclosed the terms of its multiple contracts. As UCLA’s current... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
UCLA signs record-setting apparel deal with Under Armourcombination deal with uniforms made by Nike and merchandise coming from Nike, a
UCLA signs record-setting apparel deal with Under Armour
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 hours ago
combination deal with uniforms made by Nike and merchandise coming from Nike, an in-house brand and a Texas company called Silver Star Merchandising. The private school has not disclosed the terms of its multiple contracts. As UCLA’s current... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
House passes bill to rename post office for Navy SEALwere pinned down, his colleagues said. The recipient of a Bronze Star and a Pu
House passes bill to rename post office for Navy SEAL
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
were pinned down, his colleagues said. The recipient of a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart, Brown posthumously received the Silver Star, which is given for "gallantry in action while engaged in combat against an enemy or while serving in combat with... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Katie Ledecky Shies Away From Spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Katie Ledecky Shies Away From Spotlight
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 14 hours ago
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Poised for stardom, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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NBC Washington
Katie Ledecky Shies Away From Spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Katie Ledecky Shies Away From Spotlight
NBC Washington / Posted 21 hours ago
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Katie Ledecky Shies Away From Spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Katie Ledecky Shies Away From Spotlight
NBC San Diego / Posted 21 hours ago
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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Boston Globe
47 years later, Navy commander’s family accepts Purple Heart on his behalfthe letter to Commander Lederman’s parents, wrote that their son, along with tw
47 years later, Navy commander’s family accepts Purple Heart on his behalf
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
the letter to Commander Lederman’s parents, wrote that their son, along with two other men, was recommended for the Silver Star medal, the United States’ third-highest award for military valor, before the incident. “I knew your son and I... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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First Coast News
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Stars who walked away from Hollywoodfrom films in 1950 at the age of 22. That same year she married Charles Alden B
Stars who walked away from Hollywood
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
from films in 1950 at the age of 22. That same year she married Charles Alden Black, a U.S. Navy intelligence officer and Silver Star recipient, changing her name to Shirley Temple Black. She returned to acting with TV roles in the late 1950s and... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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11 News Houston
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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Salon.com
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlightwas a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better l
Poised for stardom in Rio, Ledecky shies away from spotlight
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
was a Czech immigrant who came to the United States in 1947 to build a better life. Her maternal grandfather won a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his valiant service in the Pacific during World War II; afterward, he returned home to... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Eugene SarkanGermany, and Central Europe. Eugene was the recipient of the Combat Infantryma
Eugene Sarkan
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Germany, and Central Europe. Eugene was the recipient of the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Bronze Star medal, the Silver Star medal, five bronze battle stars, distinguished unit badge, Presidential Unit Citation for K Company, 180th... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Eugene SarkanGermany, and Central Europe. Eugene was the recipient of the Combat Infantryma
Eugene Sarkan
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Germany, and Central Europe. Eugene was the recipient of the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Bronze Star medal, the Silver Star medal, five bronze battle stars, distinguished unit badge, Presidential Unit Citation for K Company, 180th... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Police chase stolen vehicle connected to murder suspectwas inside, they said. The vehicle — police did not provide a description — cr
Police chase stolen vehicle connected to murder suspect
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
was inside, they said. The vehicle — police did not provide a description — crashed into the back of another vehicle near Silver Star Road and John Young Parkway, and three minors inside ran, police Lt. Jonathan Bigelow said. Officers caught and... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Southwest Florida homicide suspect may be in Orlando, police saysuspect Timothy Dortch and a short pursuit ensued. The stolen car rear-ended a
Southwest Florida homicide suspect may be in Orlando, police say
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
suspect Timothy Dortch and a short pursuit ensued. The stolen car rear-ended another vehicle on John Young Parkway near Silver Star Road shortly before 7 p.m. Police said three juveniles fled from the vehicle but were caught moments later.... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Man sought after pursuit involving stolen vehicle linked to death, Orlando police saya short distance away before losing control and crashing into the rear end of a
Man sought after pursuit involving stolen vehicle linked to death, Orlando police say
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
a short distance away before losing control and crashing into the rear end of another vehicle on John Young Parkway near Silver Star Road. Police said three juveniles fled from the vehicle but were caught. One of the three youths suffered an... Read more
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FOX News
Suicide bomber attacks military convoy in Afghanistan, no US troops hurt30, a Green Beret, was killed in Helmand while "advising" Afghan special forces
Suicide bomber attacks military convoy in Afghanistan, no US troops hurt
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
30, a Green Beret, was killed in Helmand while "advising" Afghan special forces there. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star in March. A month later, a battalion of roughly 500 US Army soldiers was sent to Helmand to reinforce Afghan... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Regional park process shot downwe couldn’t come to consensus because a regional strategy could have benefit fo
Regional park process shot down
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 days ago
we couldn’t come to consensus because a regional strategy could have benefit for the entire region,” said Mike Macnabb, BX-Silver Star director. The suggestion was for parkland to be acquired through public donations and not taxation. “It would... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Lt. Richard Talbert — Korean War hero"One was Sgt. Takeo Ono of Honolulu. The other was a sergeant who was wounded a
Lt. Richard Talbert — Korean War hero
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
"One was Sgt. Takeo Ono of Honolulu. The other was a sergeant who was wounded and taken prisoner. I've recommended both for Silver Stars." The sergeant's name was withheld. "During the first part of the patrol's retreat, the road ran parallel to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
European research trip honors World War II fallenteacher will travel abroad to find whatever he can about this fallen hero of Wo
European research trip honors World War II fallen
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
teacher will travel abroad to find whatever he can about this fallen hero of World War II, a posthumous recipient of the Silver Star. Flumerfelt’s letter to the U.S. Army said Cpl. Clinton Butefish, a Topeka native who died on Feb. 14, 1943, at... Read more
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USA Today
Arms embargo, human rights confront Obama in Vietnamand regional issues.” Obama will be joined in Vietnam by Secretary of State Jo
Arms embargo, human rights confront Obama in Vietnam
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
and regional issues.” Obama will be joined in Vietnam by Secretary of State John Kerry, who earned three Purple Hearts, a Silver Star and a Bronze Star as a Navy lieutenant serving in Vietnam in 1968-69. The day before Obama's arrival is election... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Lonely mission to pardon U.S. troops who killed civiliansfrom the war zone. “I know what combat is, I’ve seen the beast a thousand time
Lonely mission to pardon U.S. troops who killed civilians
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
from the war zone. “I know what combat is, I’ve seen the beast a thousand times,” Donahue, 72, said as he looked at the Silver Star, Bronze Star and other military honors on his office wall. “It can be real murky. Sometimes you don’t have the... Read more
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