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170714-F-RP755-0140
ARLINGTON, Va. --Maj. Gen. James Jacobson, Air Force District of Washington commander, and 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano sing the Air Force song following a Purple Heart presentation ceremony in Pedevillano�s honor at the Air Force Memorial, Jul. 14, 2017. Pedevillano, a B-17 bombardier pilot, received the award for wounds he incurred during a forced march as a World War II prisoner of war. Pedevillano also received tokens of appreciation from both the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force.