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Alvin Perry Receives French Legion of Honor

On June 7, 2019, THVC Resident Alvin Perry received the Legion of Honor from French Consul-General Guillaume LaCroix. The medal is the highest award from the French Government, similar to the U.S. Medal of Honor. Mr. Perry, 95, earned it for his service fighting in France during World War II. More than 200 people filled the main room of Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore to help honor Mr. Perry.

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Resident Veterans Receive Long-Overdue Medals

On June 19, 2019, more than two dozen veterans living at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center received service medals they had not received at the time they earned them. The medals presented included a Distinguished Flying Cross, one of the highest medals of valor awarded. 

More than 100 friends and family gathered to honor those veterans.