submitted by Christy Kent – (ACS)
My brother Alan E. Kent (Brent School Class of 1961) is going to be in a film made by the Alzheimer’s Association about Alzheimer’s and driving.
The producers asked for some information and a photo pertaining to his military career. I’ve sent them the photo and his Silver Star Medal Award shown below.
It occurred to me Saigon Kids might also like to see them.
The Silver Star, officially referred to as the Silver Star Medal by all of the United States Armed Forces, is the third highest military decoration for valor that can be awarded to any person serving in any capacity with the United States Armed Forces.
Al has been coping brilliantly with his Alzheimer. About a year ago he sold his home in rural Virginia and has moved nearer to me in the Boston area.
Al attended Brent School spending his summers and school vacations in Saigon hanging out with Roy Chappell indulged in their favorite pass time — girls, girls, girls …
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