Operation Eagle Claw http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria veteran gets long awaited medals http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-veteran-gets-long-awaited-medals <div>A retired U.S. Air Force veteran was finally recognized for his part in a classified mission that took place more than three decades ago. Congressman Aaron Schock&nbsp;presented an Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, and Humanitarian Service Medal to 54-year old Benny Percy.</div><div> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:38:22 +0000 Denise Molina 12351 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria veteran gets long awaited medals