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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Veteran's Day

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Picture Gallery


John B. Phillips, the Head of the Government Documents Department where I work (Oklahoma State University),  loaned me the medals for use in the display. They belonged to his father, Proctor Phillips, deceased, who received them while serving during WWII, Korea, and the Vietnam Conflict.

The medals shown: Legion of Merit, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Bronze Star, Army Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal (Korea), Republic of Vietnam (RVN) Staff Service 23C Medal, and the Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award Medal.

D 214.13: D 33 V-J Day, September 2, 1945 - September 2, 1995
D 214.13: P 43/4 Marine communications in Desert Shield and Desert Storm
D 214.14/4: M 33/3 Closing in: marines in the seizure of Iwo Jima
D 221.2: K 84/2 Long passage to Korea: Black sailors and the integration of the U.S. Navy
D 301.82: R 28 The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: reflections and remembrances: veterans of the United States...
I 29.21: K 84 Korean War Veterans Memorial
I 29.21: W 19 World War II Memorial
VA 1.19: 80-97-2 VA history in brief
D 114.2: AM 3/2004 The war of the American Revolution: narrative, chronology, and bibliography
Y 4.V 64/4: M 46/3/863-978 Medal of Honor recipients, 1863-1978: "In the name of the Congress of the United States"