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SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014  09:08:09 PM

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Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, and his wife, Hollyanne, stand with Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder, III Corps and Fort Hood command sergeant major, and his wife, Marla, honoring Staff Sgt. Felix Conde-Falcon after his Medal of Honor Memorial Ceremony Saturday in Rogers.
Vietnam Soldier awarded MoH
ROGERS - The Medal of Honor Memorial Ceremony for Staff Sgt. Felix Conde-Falcon was held in the Rogers Cemetery Saturday morning, honoring the fallen Soldier 45 years after his death. Conde-Falcon earned the Medal of Honor through exceptionally valorous actions as a platoon leader during a sweep operation near Ap Tan Hoa, Vietnam, April 4, 1969, while serving in Company D, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Conde-Falcon’s platoon was under-strength, with about 16 or 17 Soldiers and a missing lieutenant platoon leader due to injuries. Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, attended the ceremony and helped tell Conde-Falcon’s story to the audience in the cemetery after visiting with several veterans who served in Vietnam...» read more
 
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