War hero remembered as Soldiers' friend
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Medal of Honor recipient retired Col. James Lamar Stone hands his Medal of Honor coin to 1st Lt. Joshua Nichols, Headquarters Support Company, 90th Aviation Support Battalion while Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington looks on. Stone was at the unit for a building dedication ceremony that named the unit's facility after him. Darlington, currently the 800th Logistics Support Brigade, senior enlisted leader was the command sergeant major of the 90th ASB when he suggested naming the building after Stone. The facility is now known as the Col. James L. Stone Army Reserve Center, Fort Worth, Texas. The dedication ceremony took place, Nov. 6 2011. Stone, a Korean War hero who retired from the Army with more than 30 years of service died from prostate cancer at age 89 in Arlington, Texas, Nov. 9, 2012.
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