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World War II Vet Receives Long-overdue Medals
Photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/DVIDS

Ralph Schat earned several medals for his service in World War II. But due to some lost records, he never received them. That error was finally rectified nearly 70 years later, when South Dakota Sen. John Thune presented Schat with his long-overdue medals. Now 89, Schat was proud to finally receive his medals.

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