Representative Steve Daines to Preside Over Purple Heart Decoration Ceremony Monday
Representative Steve Daines will honor three Montana veterans and service members this Monday at a Purple Heart Decoration Ceremony held in Missoula.
Daines will serve as the presiding official at the Decoration Ceremony at the Governor's Room of the Florence Hotel, which will include a presentation of the Purple Heart Certificate to the family of World War II veteran U.S. Army Private Jack Nesbit.
The Purple Heart Medal will also be presented to two combat veterans: U.S. Marine Corporal Don Rakow, who was wounded in action during the Vietnam War, and U.S. Army Private First Class Fernando Terrones, who was wounded in action while deployed to Afghanistan.
The Florence Hotel is located on 111 North Higgins in Missoula.
The ceremony is set to begin at 2 p.m.