Walorski Presents Service Medals to Elkhart Veteran

Friday, February 10, 2017

Walorski Presents Service Medals to Elkhart Veteran

Vietnam Veteran Danny Shaw Receives Medals for Army Service

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MISHAWAKA, Ind. – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) today presented military service medals to Army veteran and Elkhart resident Danny Shaw in a ceremony at her Mishawaka District Office.

“Army veteran Danny Shaw served our country with bravery, and it’s an honor to present him the medals he earned,” Congresswoman Walorski said. “These medals are a reminder of the brave service of all our veterans and the sacrifices their families have made. As Americans, we are grateful for veterans like Danny who risked their lives to keep our nation safe and free.”

Photos from today’s ceremony are available here.

BACKGROUND

Shaw served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1967 and completed a tour of duty in Vietnam. He requested assistance from Congresswoman Walorski’s office in obtaining the medals he earned during his military service.

The medals Walorski presented include the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars; the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon with Device (1960); the National Defense Service Medal; and the Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Bar.

Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana, serving as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.

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