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Amarillo Soldier KIA receives Silver Star

An Amarillo soldier killed in action in Iraq in 2007 has posthumously received the silver star.

The army bestowed the award upon Andrew Perkins for trying to save other soldiers trapped in wreckage.

The 27 year old Amarillo High School graduate died March 5th, 2007 while serving in Iraq with the Army's 82nd Airborne Division.

 

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