Billings Gazette: Tester Presents Seven Medals, Including Bronze Star, to World War II Hero

After nearly seven decades, U.S. Army Pvt. Theodore “Ted” Dolney of Billings was honored Thursday with seven medals, including the prestigious Bronze Star Medal, which is awarded to any person who, while serving in U.S. Army after Dec. 6, 1941, distinguished himself or herself by heroic service.

In addition to the Bronze Star, Dolney also received his European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with four Bronze Service Stars, the American Defense Service Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge First Award, a Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Honorable Service Lapel Button.

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