Dear Ms. Palladino-Ludwig,
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To find out more information about Richard Palladino’s Korean War Era Service you can request his military service record at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis. Richard Palladino’s service record may mention if he received the Bronze Star and under what circumstances. You can request military service records online at: https://historyhub.history.gov/thread/12103.
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