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Purple Heart ceremony set for Tuesday
Marine L. Cpl. Dale Means has been awarded the Purple Heart posthumously. He is the New Prague High School graduate who was killed last month when the vehicle he was riding in struck an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.
The award will be presented to his family during a ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18. The ceremony will take place at the New Prague High School Auditorium, and is open to the public.