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Posted on: August 22, 2012

[ARCHIVED] COURT HONORS U.S. ARMY SGT. SALVADOR HERNANDEZ, JR.

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Commissioners' Court approved a resolution honoring the life of U.S. Army Sergeant Salvador Hernandez, Jr., of Edinburg who died on Saturday July 28, 2012 in Camp Red Cloud, South Korea. Hidalgo County Veterans Service Officer Emilio De Los Santos presented the Hernandez family with a portrait of Sgt. Hernandez that will be added to the Hidalgo County Fallen Heroes tribute gallery in the Old Administration Building. County Judge Ramon Garcia and members of the Court expressed their deepest sympathy to his family. In attendance to receive the resolution, were wife Monserrat Hernandez and their children, Cristian, Eduardo, and Andres, his mother San Juana Trevino, and his sister Rosalva Olivarez. His personal decorations include: the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Army Non-Commission Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon.

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