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UW Students Vote For Medal of Honor Memorial

After a sometimes-heated debate and an unusual roll call vote, the University of Washington student government Tuesday night backed the creation of a campus memorial to honor former students who have received the Medal of Honor. The vote followed an earlier attempt by a UW student to create a memorial in recognition of Gregory “Pappy” Boyington, a pilot with the Flying Tigers and later the Marines in World War II.

For the rest of the Seattle PI story, click here.

Hat Tip: Karl Swenson/Leaning Straight Up


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