Gage County Honors Local Iraq-Afghanistan U.S. Army Veteran

BEATRICE – Gage County has honored its first veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, under an ongoing recognition program.

Larry Marco was recognized Wednesday for his service in the U.S. Army, from October of 2005 to April of 2012.

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Gage County Veterans Service Officer Phil Dittbrenner says Marco has been awarded nearly twenty medals and ribbons for his service, including combat action, parachutist and air assault badges.

Veterans who have been honored over the past several months before the board receive a plaque and some gifts of appreciation, for their service to the United States.

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