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Maj. Gen. Stephen Danner, state adjutant general, presents Army veteran Tom Umstattd a Silver Star certificate and banner during a brief ceremony in Gov. Jay Nixon’s Capitol office Monday morning. Umstattd, was an Army soldier in Vietnam and was one of five area veterans who received the Silver Star certificate and banner as a result of incurred wounds, injuries or illness while in combat areas.

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Nixon honors ‘Silver Star’ veterans

For the second year, Gov. Jay Nixon has honored some Missouri veterans for their military service — and for living with the injuries or disabilities those injuries caused.


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