Vietnam veteran Leon Strigotte hugs grandson Daniel Kahler, left, as wife Linda Strigotte hugs great-grandaughter Alexis Devereaux after Leon received medals Friday for his Vietnam service. In the center is Kim Kahler, the Strigottes’ daughter.
Vietnam veteran Leon Strigotte is shown looking at booby trap devices in Vietnam in this August 1969 photo released by the U.S. Army.
Leon Strigotte receives medals and commendations he earned in Vietnam in 1969, from Brig. Gen. John Goodale of the Idaho Army National Guard on Friday.