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Check Six: 487th Field Artillery News – 48 years ago

September 6, 2018

From the Spring 1970 issue of Hawaii Guardsman

Redlegs Receive Awards. Eighty-six members of the Battalion were honored with a variety of awards as a Battalion Ceremony held in the Fort Ruger Armory of the 487th Artillery.

The Army Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service was awarded to: CPT Franklin D. Pacarro, MSG Vernono F.C. Lum, SFC Bernard K.Y. Lee, SP5 Glenn W.K. Mau, SP4 Garrick S.K. Ching, SP4 Herbert E. Kihoi, Jr.

Read more of this article on the 487 FA  – The awards section mentions a lot of familiar names.


This Hawaii Army National Guard article came from a report filed by the 154th Wing historian, TSgt Theodore Merrill. This 2002 history report is on file with the Air Force Historical Research Center, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. 

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