Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 15th

A hero remembered

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Military Hall of Fame honors Minden man

Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum inducted 15 service cross recipients at a ceremony in Abbeville recently, including one from Minden. The various branch's service cross awards are second only to the Medal of Honor.

Army Captain Allen Ross Culpepper was awarded the Purple Heart and Distinguished Service Cross posthumously on Aug. 4, 1969 "for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force."

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