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Hero is recognized

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Local native 1st Lt. Matt Clausen was awarded the Clarence Mackay Trophy for 2003 for heroic service in the war in Iraq. Clausen, the son of Jim and Becky Clausen, was presented the award at the National Aeronautic Association's Fall Awards Banquet on Nov. 8, in Arlington Va.

The MacKay Award is presented annually for the most meritorious flight of the year in either combat or non-combat conditions. Clausen was one of five Vijay 10 crew members to receive the distinguished award.

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