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December 27, 2017 12:42 PM

Korean War Veteran Receives Purple Heart

Sioux Falls, SD

A KELOLAND veteran just received an honor 66 years after he was wounded in battle by enemy fire. 

KELOLAND Investigates first introduced you to Eugene Coyle back in November as his family tried to prove that the Korean war vet deserved a purple heart.

Following our story, the Coyles' got word that Gene would be recognized for his sacrifice. 

He received his Purple Heart on Wednesday.  KELOLAND's Angela Kennecke was there and will have the story Wednesday evening on KELOLAND News. 


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