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North Dakota Army National Guard Soldier Sam Floberg was honored recently with the American Patriot Award. Submitted photo

Floberg receives American Patriot Award honor

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A North Dakota Army National Guard Soldier who was wounded on Thanksgiving Day 2006 in Afghanistan received a national award Thursday evening at the West Fargo VFW. Sam Floberg became the first Veteran of the Afghanistan War to be honored with the American Patriot Award during the special ceremony.


North Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Lonnie Wangen nominated Floberg for the award and had the privilege of presenting it.

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