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Ceremony to honor the nation's highest award recepiants

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Today is National Medal of Honor Day, a day to honor recepients of the nation's highest award for individual valor. Tulsa Mayor Bill LaFortune was one of several speakers at a tribute today at Veterans Park.

A wreath was placed yesterday at the tomb of Tulsa's only Medal of Honor recipient, Private First Class Albert Schwab. Schwab was killed during the battle of Okinawa in 1945 and was awarded the medal of honor after his death.
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