Precious Medals

Illinois Times | April 5, 2005
Vietnam veteran Joe Wilkins, who built a distinguished career in academia and local and state government, claims he was twice wounded in combat and earned the nation's third-highest decoration, a Silver Star. The military says otherwise.

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