August 29, 2014

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KSP Post 6 returns Purple Heart to the family of WWII veteran

From left: The Purple Heart presentation ceremony included Barb Bowling (wife of Gary Bowling), retired KSP Det. C.J. Jaskowiak, Gary Bowling, Post 6 Intelligence Analyst Mindi Thompson, Post 6 Commander Capt. Anthony Taulbee, Tpr. Davd Jones, Post 6 Public Affairs Officer, Highlands High School student Bethany West.

The Kentucky Purple Heart Trail doesn’t run through Grant County, but Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge has a special connection to it. On May 27, the day after Memorial Day, the post hosted a special ceremony to return a Purple Heart medal to the family of a World War II soldier.