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DeKalb Middle to host two Medal of Honor recipients
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DeKalb Middle School will be hosting a visit by two recipients of the United States’ highest military award, the Medal of Honor, on Aug. 7. Both were awarded the Medal of Honor for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty during the war in Vietnam. A Blackhawk helicopter will bring retired United States Air Force Colonel Leo Thorsness and retired United States Army Captain Hal Fritz to the school ground at 9 a.m. to speak to an assembly of DMS students.