Saturday, 30 March 2013 00:06

New Mexico Veteran Finally Gets His Medal.

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On March 28, 2013, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich presented Mr. Orville E. Kirk the WWII Victory Medal. Mr. Kirk, a long time resident

of New Mexico, is a WWII Army veteran who qualified for the WWII Medal, but never received it after its creation in 1945. Senator Heinrich

and his staff worked with the D>O>D> to ensure Mr. Kirk received his long overdue Medal.  Mr. Kirk is also the recipient of a Silver Star,

Bronze Medal, and a Purple Heart.  The WWII Victory Medal is awarded to any member of the United States Military who served on active 

duty. or as a reservist, between December 7, 1941 and December 31, 1946.  Congratulations Mr. Orville E. Kirk, and God bless you.

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ed Saiz

graduated from santa fe highschool in 1960.

graduated from cal. state univ. in hayward ca.

retired from fire service after 38 years

Married with a son & a daughter and 2 grandchildren.

Live in Auburn, Ca.

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