Korean War vet to be presented with four medals in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — U.S. Senator Kay Hagan will present Korean War veteran Army Sergeant Bobby Shook with four medals Friday afternoon.


The presentation will take place 12:30 p.m. Friday, at the Greensboro Army Reserve Center, 7838 McCloud Road.

Shook served with the U.S. Army 7th Division, 32nd Infantry and fought during the Battle of Triangle Hill in 1952, which became known as the bloodiest 42 days of the Korean war.

Senator Hagan’s office worked to secure the medals and make sure Sergeant Shook’s contributions to our country were properly honored.

At the ceremony Army Sergeant Shook will be presented the following medals the Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Star, the United Nations Service Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge first Award and the National Defense Service Medal.

1 Comment

  • toolman

    61 years late, Hagen must be up for re-election. Sorry Kay, we remember you were one of the deciding votes for my kids loosing their health insurance. Thanks Kay.

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