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US Army Awards Medal to Guardsman Who Helped Stop Train Attack

The U.S. Defense Department says one of the Americans who helped subdue a Moroccan national alleged to have planned an attack on a high speed train will be awarded one of the U.S. Army's highest honors. The Pentagon announced Tuesday that Aleksander Skarlatos, a member of the Oregon National Guard, will be awarded the Soldiers Medal -- an award the army calls the "highest award for acts of heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy." Skarlatos was one of three...

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