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‘The Best of America’: Scranton Remembers Forgotten Fallen Marine 51 Years Later in Memorial Day Weekend Ceremony | Breitbart

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Scranton never forgot Jimmy Reddington or those with whom he served, as evidenced by the hundreds gathered here on a Memorial Day weekend Saturday for a local boy who died for their freedoms 51 years ago. Reddington, more than half a century later, finally received the medals he earned, the honor he is due, at a ceremony here in the heart of middle America…

‘The Best of America’: Scranton Remembers Forgotten Fallen Marine 51 Years Later in Memorial Day Weekend Ceremony | Breitbart

Lance Corporal Jimmy Reddington died at 19-years-old in Vietnam in March 1967, just a few months after he arrived there in December 1966. He was the life of Scranton, by all accounts, before he left to serve his country in one of the most gruesome wars in U.S. history.


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