Veteran awarded Bronze Star 46 years later

A Vietnam War veteran finally got the medals he earned 46 years later on Wednesday in Sikeston, Missouri.

Ivory Wright was presented the Bronze Star, a Presidential Meritorious Unit Citation, a Vietnam Service Medal and and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross.

Wright enlisted into the army in June of 1969 and was discharged in September of 1970. A clerical error is to blame for wright not getting the medals during his tour.

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