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Army NCO earns Silver Star for heroism

Staff Sergeant Shannon Kay protected his platoon, until the six soldiers hurt in the attack could be brought to safety. And today he was honored at Fort Benning.

The massive explosion and subsequent firefight are seared in the Rancho Cucamonga native’s memory.

“You just know things need to be done and you don’t really think about it. I mean you do but you don’t. It’s just a natural reaction that I think any person in uniform has.” said SSG Kay.

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