Yadkinville Man’s Stolen Medals Replaced

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CLEMMONS, N.C. (AP) –  A Yadkinville man has new military medals after his were stolen last year from his home.

The Winston-Salem Journal reports that the medals from the N.C. National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve were stolen from the home of retired Army Lt. Col. Kenis Carter.

U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., presented the replacement medals to the 75-year-old Carter during a brief ceremony Wednesday at her office in Clemmons.

She pinned the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters to Carter’s uniform. Foxx also gave him a Meritorious Service Medal.

The medals acknowledge Carter’s 29-year military career.