Rodney Smith, chief of training for Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., speaks with Retired Lt. Col. Ralph W. Kuethe, July 11, 2014, at the Fort Myer portion of the joint base. Kuethe, 95, received the Silver Star Medal for heroic actions during his service in World War II, during a ceremony on Fort Myer's Conmy Hall. The medal, which was awarded some 70 years after Kuethe's heroic actions in France that helped thwart enemy attacks, was presented by Virginia Sen. Mark Warner.

Silver Star awarded to 95-year-old Army veteran

Retired Lt. Col. Ralph W. Kuethe, 95, was awarded a Silver Star medal in Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia, July 11, 2014, 70 years after serving in World War II....READ MORE

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