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Isles pay tribute to fallen troops


    Kala'i Vickers, son of Navy Chief Petty Officer Kraig Vickers of Maui, held a Hawaii Medal of Honor presented Wednesday to his family. He was greeted by Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz, right, during a ceremony at the state Capitol.

    Raul Nuncio, father of Army Spc. Levi Nuncio, holds the posthumous medal presented to his family.

  • Soldier's honor, wife's loss Jamm Aquino / Lauren Christen, wife of Army Staff Sgt. James Christen, wiped away a tear after being presented a Medal of Honor for her late husband during the 2012 Hawaii Medal of Honor ceremony Wednesday at a joint session of the state Legislature. The ceremony honored 24 service members killed in the past year in Iraq and Afghanistan. See story, B1.

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