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A HERO'S HONOR

Noxon resident awarded Navy Cross

 

April 11, 2019

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HONORING THE BRAVE – James Stogner (left) received the military's second highest honor, the Navy Cross, from Retired Lieutenant General Frank Libutti, for showing bravery, valor and honor for his battalion during Vietnam 52 years ago. After suffering massive injuries, Stogner continued to fight, saving the lives of his fellow Marines.

by Shana Neesvig

Some stories are worth sharing over, and over, and over again. In most cases, these stories are based around a single character, perhaps a hero who saved many lives.

Last Friday, 52 years to the date, Noxon resident and former Marine James Stogner received the recognition he d...



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