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Local Soldier Receives Medal of Valor

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MILES CITY -

A local soldier received a special honor. PFC Brendan Bartz of Miles City was awarded the Army Commendation Medal of Valor. He is currently in southwest Afghanistan.

The Army says on July 4th, Bartz displayed uncommon valor in the face of enemy fire while moving through an insurgent stronghold. Under enemy attack, Bartz moved into harms way so he could provide cover fire which allowed casualties to be moved to safety.