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Harnett County Veteran Awarded Silver Star, Bronze Star

Posted May 30, 2005 11:16 a.m. EDT

— A Harnett County veteran was awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star on Monday.

Perry Lewis served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict.

He risked his own safety in the face of enemy fire to assist his fellow soldiers and to save valuable equipment.

Lewis received his awards during a Memorial Day service at the Harnett County Veterans Memorial Park in Lillington.