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Sen. Paul to Hold Military Service Medals Presentation

randpaul01 300BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (6/21/13) - On Monday, June 24, Sen. Rand Paul will hold a military medals presentation to honor the service of Airman 1st Class Billy Hickey, a veteran of the Korean War who was held for nearly three years as a prisoner of war in Bowling Green, KY.
 
Hickey, now deceased, was a native of Rockcastle County, Ky. He arrived home in October of 1953 after 33 months as a POW, serving four years as a private first class in the U.S. Army. He enlisted with the U.S. Air Force in March of 1954 and served four years as an airman first class with that branch.
 
The following medals will be presented to Hickey’s son, Col. George Hickey:
 
• Good Conduct Medal
• National Defense Service Medal
• Korean Service Medal & Silver Star Attachment
• United Nations Service Medal
 
WHEN: MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

WHAT: SEN. PAUL TO HOLD MILITARY SERVICE MEDALS PRESENTATION

TIME: 9:00 a.m. CT (10:00 a.m. ET)

DATE: Monday, June 24, 2013

LOCATION: Main State Office of Sen. Rand Paul
1029 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

CONTACT: Rachel McCubbin
(270) 303-0897
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Sen. Paul to Hold Military Service Medals Presentation


WASHINGTON, D.C. – (6/22/13) - On Monday, June 24, Sen. Rand Paul will hold a military medals presentation to honor the service of Airman 1st Class Billy Hickey, a veteran of the Korean War who was held for nearly three years as a prisoner of war.

 

Hickey, now deceased, was a native of Rockcastle County, Ky. He arrived home in October of 1953 after 33 months as a POW, serving four years as a private first class in the U.S. Army. He enlisted with the U.S. Air Force in March of 1954 and served four years as an airman first class with that branch.

 

The following medals will be presented to Hickey’s son, Col. George Hickey:

 

§ Good Conduct Medal

§ National Defense Service Medal

§ Korean Service Medal & Silver Star Attachment

§ United Nations Service Medal

 

MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

SEN. PAUL TO HOLD MILITARY SERVICE MEDALS PRESENTATION
TIME: 9:00 a.m. CT (10:00 a.m. ET)
DATE: Monday, June 24, 2013
LOCATION: Main State Office of Sen. Rand Paul

 1029 State Street

Bowling Green, KY 42101

CONTACT: Rachel McCubbin

 (270) 303-0897

  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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