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Silver Star is Awarded

National Gaurd member, Staff Sergeant Chad Malmberg of St. Paul was awarded the Silver Star on Saturday, September 22. According to the Pioneer Press the silver star has not been awarded since WWII, Malberg received it after leading a firefight against Iraqi insurgents and protecting 20 supply trucks and thier drivers. According to the Star Tribune Governer Tim Pawlenty presented the award to Malmberg.