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Edmonds WWII veteran receives Congressional Gold Medal

 

October 31, 2019

Dan Mullene

Edmonds resident and World War II veteran Amos Chapman Jr. recently received the Congressional Gold Medal for his participation in the U. S. Navy during war activities in the Philippines. The medal is the highest honor Congress can bestow on an American.

In a letter that accompanied the medal, Washington state Sen. Patty Murray lauded Chapman's contributions, saying, "You have demonstrated incredible dedication to our country, and your sacrifices will never be forgotten."

He was one of 28 veterans who received the award, 26 of whom are now deceased, at the event held Oct. 19 at the Mt. Tah...



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