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World War II Veteran receives French Legion of Honor

John Carpenter, a World War II veteran, is presented a certificate after receiving the French Legion of Honor from Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, 8th Air Force commander, on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 1, 2014. The Legion of Honor is one of the highest recognitions an individual can receive from the French government. While there is a limit to how many awards can be presented, an exception was made for service members who fought on French soil during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Gonsier)

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