AFDW Commander Presents Purple Heart to WWII Vet
Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson (standing at podium), Air Force District of Washington commander, delivers remarks at a Purple Heart award ceremony July 14, 2017 at the U.S. Air Force Memorial, Arlington, Va. The award was approved for World War II veteran Lt. Pedevillano (right) 72 years after he was liberated from a German prisoner of war camp by Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.’s 3rd U.S. Army. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik)