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World War II Veteran receives French Legion of Honor

John Carpenter, a World War II veteran, receives the French Legion of Honor from Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, 8th Air Force commander, on Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 1, 2014. More than 70 years after the Invasion of Normandy, John Carpenter, a local veteran who participated in the Invasion of Normandy and Battle of the Bulge received the French Legion of Honor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Benjamin Gonsier)

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