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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Tribune News Service) — They included pioneers of their professions, warriors from the military's most elite units, veterans of conflicts from World War I to Iraq and Afghanistan and two Medal of Honor recipients who have been immortalized on page and film. On Friday, the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School honored them all - 12 veterans and three active-duty soldiers - in an awards ceremony that paid homage to Special Forces, civil affairs and psychological operations histories. The ceremony coincided with the birthday of the Special Warfare Center and School's namesake and the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the Fort Bragg school in honor of President Kennedy. Maj. Gen. James B. Linder, commanding general of the Special Warfare Center and School, said it was a special day not only for the organization, but for the special...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/12-veterans-3-active...

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