Veteran Receives Medal For Valor

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On Sunday, a local veteran received a special honor during a Veterans Day observance ceremony at the American Legion Post #159.

World War II veteran Daniel Ruiz was honored with the Bronze Star of Valor.

Ruiz was awarded the Star for his service during the war.

Retired Major General Alvin Jones, the former Commander of the 420th Engineer Command in Bryan was on had to pin the medal on Ruiz.