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Vermont Guard Awarded For 'Heroism' In Afghanistan

A Vermont National Guard unit won a Valorous Unit Award for "extraordinary heroism" during its combat operations in Afghanistan in 2010, the Guard announced today.

The Guard will be presented with the award at a ceremony at Norwich University on Sunday. A Guard medic, Sgt. Michael Mulcahy, also won the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, according to a Guard news release.