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The Irish Memorial helps to celebrate a National Hero

The Irish Memorial helps to celebrate a National Hero Tuesday, July 21 – It was a proud day for the Irish Memorial to be the stage chosen by Colonel Kenneth M. DeTreux’s for his retirement ceremony. A native of Philadelphia, Colonel DeTreux graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School and attended Temple University while cross-town enrolled in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program at The University of Pennsylvania. A career infantry officer, with over 30 years of operational and leadership experience, he has earned numerous personal awards, including the Legion of Merit w/gold star in lieu of 2nd award; Bronze Star w/Valor Device; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal...

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