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This edition features a story about how 10th Mountain Soldier, SGT Perkins, receives the Soldiers Medal for bravery for his actions in saving civilians from a flaming bus. Soundbites include MG. Mark Milley - CG Fort Drum & 10th Mtn. Div., Michelle Blair - Bus Passenger and Sgt. Jacob Perkins - Soldier's Medal Recipient. Also available in High Definition.


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This work, Army Today: SGT. Perkins Receives Soldiers Medal, by Roland Filiault, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.14.2011

Date Posted:12.16.2011 9:51AM

Category:Newscasts

Video ID:133064

VIRIN:111214-A-#####-589

Filename:DOD_100294966

Length:00:01:59

Location:FORT DRUM, NY, USGlobe

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