Bart “Doc” Fabian, 71, a Veteran Army Medic of the Blackhorse Regiment (11th Armored Cavarly), received the Silver Star on July 18, 2020 for his heroic actions in Vietnam on April 13, 1969, during a ceremony at Congressman Chris Smith’s office in Freehold.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 19th, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Veterans | Tags: Bart 'Doc' Fabian, Congressman Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Silver Star, Vietnam Vets | 1 Comment »
Bernard and Linda Ebner lost their Union Beach home of 47 years and most of their possessions to twelve feet of water during Superstorm Sandy six years ago this week. Among those possession were the medals that Bernard, a Vietnam War veteran, earned during his four years of service.
Congressman Chris Smith presented the Ebners with replacement medals on Tuesday, October 30, during an emotional ceremony in the congressman’s Ocean County office in Plumsted which is nearby the couple’s new home in Whiting.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Superstorm Sandy, Veterans | Tags: Bernard and Linda Ebner, Bernard Ebner, Congressman Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, Ocean County News, Superstorm Sandy, Union Beach, Vietnam Vets | 1 Comment »
Richard A. Walker, Jr of Neptune City earned a Bronze Star and other medals in Vietnam nearly 45 years ago, but never received them…until yesterday.
Congressman Chris Smith presented Walker with his honors, The Bronze Star, the Army Commendation Medal, the Good Conduct Medal; the National Defense Service Medal; the Vietnam Service Medal & Bronze Star Attachment; the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, and; the Sharpshooter Badge & Rifle Bar, yesterday in the congressman’s Freehold office. Walker’s son, Ocean Township Police Officer Steven Walker and his friend Officer Chris Stenger, an ex-Marine and combat veteran of Afghanistan were on hand for the ceremony.admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Veterans | Tags: Congressman Chris Smith, Richard A. Walker Jr, Veterans, Vietnam Vets | Comments Off on Monmouth County Vet Presented with Bronze Star after 44 years