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Wayne Field stands in his backyard wearing his Military Order of the Purple Heart Association flight cap May 28, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Field was a mechanized reconnaissance veteran who fought in the Battle of the Bulge and was wounded shortly after in 1945. After being discharged from the Army, Field started the first post-World War II Civil Air Patrol units in Binghamton, New York, and served in the CAP for more than 30 years, contributing to the success of the CAP today. Field received the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award for his service during World War II as a member of the CAP. (Courtesy photo)

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