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Honors for local veterans

Published: Saturday, May 24, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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A group of veterans were honored as military award winners at the Sterling-Rock Falls Joint Armed Forces Day Celebration on Sunday afternoon at Grandon Civic Center in Sterling. Honored were (front row, from left) Raymond Kulas, Timothy Balsley, Edward Bratt, Louis Hummel, Paul Van Oosten, and Richard Hart; and (back row) Melvin Becker, Lois Steiner, Donald Haag, Stan Midick, and Delight Bellini.
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The group of military veterans who were honored Sunday sit in the front rows of Grandon Civic Center during the event, which featured speaker Maj. Michelle Williams.
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Army veteran Raymond Kulas looks over the award he was presented Sunday during the Armed Forces Day Celebration and Military Awards and Recognition Ceremony.

A group of veterans were honored as military award winners at the Sterling-Rock Falls Joint Armed Forces Day Celebration on Sunday afternoon at Grandon Civic Center in Sterling. Honored were (front row, from left) Raymond Kulas, Timothy Balsley, Edward Bratt, Louis Hummel, Paul Van Oosten, and Richard Hart; and (back row) Melvin Becker, Lois Steiner, Donald Haag, Stan Midick, and Delight Bellini.

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