Vietnam veteran Cecil Wade shakes hands with U.S. Army Col. Kevin Lynch during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, where Wade received medals from his time in service. Wade rode his motorcycle onto the base with members of the Patriot Guard and the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association, to the library auditorium where he received a Purple Heart medal, the Army Commendation with Valor medal, and a second Battle Star on his Vietnam Service Medal from Lynch.
Vietnam veteran Cecil Wade shakes hands with U.S. Army Col. Kevin Lynch during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, where Wade received medals from his time in service. Wade rode his motorcycle onto the base with members of the Patriot Guard and the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association, to the library auditorium where he received a Purple Heart medal, the Army Commendation with Valor medal, and a second Battle Star on his Vietnam Service Medal from Lynch. Tim Vizer tvizer@bnd.com
Vietnam veteran Cecil Wade shakes hands with U.S. Army Col. Kevin Lynch during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, where Wade received medals from his time in service. Wade rode his motorcycle onto the base with members of the Patriot Guard and the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association, to the library auditorium where he received a Purple Heart medal, the Army Commendation with Valor medal, and a second Battle Star on his Vietnam Service Medal from Lynch. Tim Vizer tvizer@bnd.com

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