Richard Pena's Military Legacy
The remarkable story continues. Richard Pena was researching his family's history of military service when he came across the Silver Star citation his father, Merced Pena, received for his heroic actions in Iwo Jima. Below is a copy of the original memorandum about the Medal and the circumstances in which it was awarded. If you click HERE, you can find an online version on the Military Times website.
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