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20 years ago (1992)

Retired Gen. John W. Vessey, who now lives near Garrison, was among 10 prominent Americans awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor by Pres. Bush. In awarding the Presidential Medal of Honor, he noted Vessey as the last of the WWII four-stars to retire.


30 years ago (1982)

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