Gresham vet honored for bravery


Gresham’s Gerald Kawecki saved four Americans during an encounter with enemy soldiers in Vietnam.

Kawecki performed heroic actions after his group came under fire on November 22, 1968, in the Kien Hoa Province of Vietnam, saving those in danger. That bravery was acknowledged Tuesday morning, May 25, as Retired Army Specialist Kawecki received the Bronze Star Medal with Valor.

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