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FEB 23, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Tiarht: Kapaun to get Medal of Honor

Tiarht: Kapaun to get Medal of Honor (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest from Kansas will be awarded the nation's highest military award for bravery for his actions during the Korean War, according to former Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt. The Pentagon is expected to invite several of Kapaun's fellow former prisoners of war to attend the ceremony. After the war, the prisoners of the 8th Cavalry Regiment spoke of how Kapaun, an Army chaplain, continued to look after his men even though he was wounded and sick himself. Risking his own life, Kapaun would sneak out after dark to scrounge food ... Read More

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