Korean War veteran receives long overdue Silver Star Medal
Photo Credit: Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz
(From left to right) Capt. Michael Centola, rear detachment commander of 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, representing Southwest Washington's 3rd District, William V. Wuorinen, Silver Star recipient, and retired Lt. Col. Gil Blue, after an award ceremony held at Naselle-Grays River Valley School, Naselle, Wash., Jan. 30, 2013. The Silver Star Medal was presented to Wuorinen for his "gallantry in action" between March 16, 1953, and March 17, 1953, while serving as an infantryman.
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