The crowd stands to honor Retired 1st Lt. Phillip B. Fikes, of Huntsville, for his actions on May 23, 1969. He was awarded the Silver Star after 45 years in a formal ceremony hosted by Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Oct. 17 at the Bob Jones Auditorium here. U.S. Army Photo by Cherish Washington, AMC Public Affairs.

Vietnam Vet receives Silver Star after 45 years

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AMC Commander

AMC will continue to be a global logistics command that not only responds to the needs of today's war fighters but anticipates the future and provides the advanced equipment and materiel solutions that will ensure our Army remains the most dominant land power force the world has ever known.

General Dennis L. Via, U.S. Army Materiel Command Commanding General



Vision Statement:
The Premier Provider of Army and Joint Readiness to sustain the strength of the Nation.

Mission Statement:
Develop and deliver global readiness solutions to sustain Unified Land Operations, anytime, anywhere.

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