News Sections
Audio
Silver Star Awarded To Slain Hoosier
Updated May 5, 2013 12:03 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
 Print    Archive    RSS

(STATEHOUSE) - Indiana National Guard Sergeant Joseph Proctor, who died in a suicide bomb attack shortly before he was to return home from Iraq, was awarded the Silver Star in a ceremony at the Statehouse rotunda.

He was wounded by a suicide bomber in May, but was able to shoot the driver of a dump truck loaded with explosives.

This is the first Silver Star given to an Indiana National Guard troop since 1969.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2014 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  About  |  Feedback