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After two years of college, he enlisted in the Marine Corps, where he earned the nation’s highest military honor for his role in the 1950 Chosen Reservoir Campaign in Korea. A WWII veteran and former parachutist, he earned the Silver Star Medal and two Purple Hearts, one as a first lieutenant on Iwo Jima and the second with Combat V in Vietnam. He received his Medal of Honor from President Harry S. Truman in 1952. He was inducted into the MSU Alumni Association in 1990.

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