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Staff Sgt. Hoover to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Dec 17, 2021, 5:16 PM | Updated: 5:35 pm

Staff Sgt. Taylor Hoover, a Utah Marine killed in Afghanistan, will soon be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

President Joe Biden signed a bill Thursday that will honor Staff Sgt. Hoover along with 12 others who died when a bomb went off in Kabul during the evacuation of thousands of people in August. Utah Representative John Curtis co-sponsored the bill.

This award will recognize these brave men and women so that they can be forever honored for their sacrifice.

 

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