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Gov. honors service members with medals

Gov. honors service members with medals


RKING FULL-TIME YEAR ROUND DRIVING UP MEDIAN INCOME.>>>HONORING OUR LOCAL VETERANS FOR THE SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY GOVERNOR SCOTT MET WITH CROWD OF SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN TODAY AT THE ARMORY ON THE WEST SIDE.>>CRYSTAL WAS THERE AS SCOTT PRESENTED THE GOVERNOR VETERAN SERVICE MEDALS.>>THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. [APPLAUSE].>>Reporter: VETERAN FROM THE PAST AND THE PRESENT. HONORED TUESDAY WITH THE GOVERNOR VETERAN SERVICE MEDAL.>>OH, I WAS SO THRILLED.>>Reporter: ONE BY ONE GOVERNOR SCOTT PRESENTED A TOKEN OF HIS APPRECIATION AND THANKED EACH SERVICE MEMBER. ALL 244 OF THEM.>>EVERYONE HAS A STORY AND HIGHLIGHTS IS NEAT. SOMEBODY JUST TURNED 100 YEARS OLD SERVED WITH GENERAL PAT TO BE. REALLY FUN ALL THE STORIES.>>Reporter: STORIES OF STRENGTH.>>BEING WITH PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD AND THE GAVE ME THE COURAGE TO GET OUT AND MEET PEOPLE.>>Reporter: AND STORIES O OVERCOMING FEAR AT WAR.>>I HAVE HARD TIME DEALING WI IT. MOST OF US DON’T LIKE TO TALK ABOUT IT. WHEN YOU ARE YOUNG PERSON, 22 YEARS OLD IT’S TERRIFYING.>>Reporter: MOST OF THE MEN AND WOMEN ARE MEETING EACH OTHER FOR THE FIRST TIME BUT SAY THEY ALL HAVE AN UNSPOKEN BOND.>>WE ARE BROTHERHOOD. BECAUSE IF IN SPITE OF WHETHER TLT 100-YEAR-OLD GENTLEMEN FROM WORLD WAR II OR ONE OF OUR YOUNGEST VETERANS AT THE AGE OF 22, THIS IS A UNIQUE CLUB. THAT MOST OF THOSE WILL NEVER UNDERSTAND.>>Reporter: TO SOME IT’S JUST A MEDAL BUT TO THSE VETS IT MEANS SO MUCH MORE.>>IT MEAN THAT SOMEBODY,>>IT MEANS THAT SOMEBODY, SOMEBODY STILL CARES. THAT’S WHAT IT MEANS.>>Reporter: THEY SAY IF THEY COULD GO BACK THEY WOULDN’T THINK TWICE ABOUT SERVING ALL OVER AGAIN.>>MOST OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS ROOM TELL THAT YOU SEE VIETNAM VET RAP VOLUNTEERED TO GO BECAUSE THE WE CARED ABOUT OUR COUNTRY AN WE CARED ABOUT WHAT THE FLAG STOOD FOR.


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