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Purple Heart Awarded to Soldier from Northwest Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, MO. — A soldier from northern Missouri has been awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Troy Green, who lives in the Cameron area, received the medal during a ceremony Tuesday in St. Joseph. Green, a member of the 139th Security Forces Squadron, was caught up in a Taliban attack in 2011 and was knocked unconscious after an explosion. After he revived, Green

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