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Kenneth Blair is elected to Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart

Kenneth “Michael” Blair was recently elected to Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Major John R. Tapia, Ph.D. Chapter 608, Prescott. Michael comes to us from Arlington, Texas. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 2003. By 2005, he was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq for combat duty. May of 2006, he was wounded by an IED explosion, which left him with life-threatening wounds to both lower extremities (legs below the knees). Michael was medically retired from the Marine Corps March 2011 with the rank of Sergeant. Michael’s awards include the Purple Heart, Navy Achievement Medal with Combat V, Iraq Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Combat Action Ribbon. He is married to Delissa, the center of his universe, with two beautiful daughters.

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