Vietnam veteran awarded Silver Star at Fort Gordon ceremony

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Cynthia Moorehead (from left) stands with her mother-in-law, Gwen Moorehead, as Col. Robert Barker pins the Silver Star on her husband, Capt. Dennis Moorehead, during a ceremony at Fort Gordon. Moorehead was being honored for gallantry in action while serving as 1st Platoon Leader in the 16th Infantry Regiment in Vietnam in 1966.  EMILY ROSE BENNETT/STAFF
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Cynthia Moorehead (from left) stands with her mother-in-law, Gwen Moorehead, as Col. Robert Barker pins the Silver Star on her husband, Capt. Dennis Moorehead, during a ceremony at Fort Gordon. Moorehead was being honored for gallantry in action while serving as 1st Platoon Leader in the 16th Infantry Regiment in Vietnam in 1966.

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