A special presentation was made to a Magoffin Co. man on Monday, as Albert Patrick was presented with four medals, including the Bronze Star by Congressman Hal Rogers. Mr. Patrick, who is 99 years old, was in Hawaii during the attack on Pearl Harbor and fought in World War II during the Battle of Guadalcanal and the New Georgia Campaign. Mr. Patrick has also been awarded the Purple Heart after being shot in the leg in New Georgia. Congressman Rogers also presented Albert Patrick with an American flag that flew in Frankfort and a framed picture of the barracks he stayed in Hawaii. Mr. Patrick will celebrate his 100th birthday in November, Congratulations and Thank You for your service!
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