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Trump Signs Legislation Promoting Bob Dole to Colonel for WWII Service

April 14, 2019

President Donald Trump on Monday signed legislation authorizing the honorary promotion of former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kansas, from captain to colonel in the U.S. Army in recognition of his service in World War II.

The legislation, which was passed unanimously last month by the House of Representatives after going through the Senate, recognizes Dole’s time spent in the armed forces during World War II, where he earned two Purple Hearts and was twice awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor.

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