City Council Member Larry Westerlund Along With The Veterans Affairs Present Commendaton From The City Of Fresno To The Family Of A War Veteran

(FRESNO , CA April 12, 2006) – City Council member Larry Westerlund along with the Veterans Affairs will present a resolution of commendation from the City of Fresno to family members of war veteran Manual Vargas during a ceremony on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 11:00 at the Legion of Valor Museum.

AN4 Manual Vargas served our country from March 8, 1948 to March 7, 1952 in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Vargas earned several medals during his tour of duty that will be presented posthumously to his family, including his twelve year old grandson, Chandler Vargas. The following medals being presented include: The National Defense Service medal, Korean Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, UN Service medal, Navy Occupation medal, Navy Command medal and the Navy Good Conduct medal.

For more information on the ceremony of commendation to honor AN4 Manual Vargas, contact Rosalyn Belluomini, Council District 4 Representative, at (559) 621-7842.

Andrew T. Souza , City Manager
Contact: Rhonda Jorn, Public Affairs Officer: (559) 621-7777

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