Korean War vet to be presented medals by congressman

Wednesday, Nov. 6, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (D-Conn.) will join Bristol Mayor Art Ward to present Bristol resident Omer Deabay with the medals he earned serving during the Korean War, including The Purple Heart. Deabay is currently part of a Korean War Veterans Group that supports local veterans and their families through fundraising and other activities. The group has also contributed to the maintenance and repair of various veteran monuments including the Korean War Monuments in Bristol and Forestville.