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Local hero among Medal of Honor recipients recognized at MLB All-Star Game

July 18, 2018 07:10 AM

A local veteran from Greece was one of 30 Medal of Honor recipients recognized at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday.

Sgt. Gary Beikirch received the Medal of Honor 45 years ago for serving with the U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam as a medic.

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Beikirch then went onto a be a counselor in the Greece Central School District for more than 33 years.

He was also voted News10NBC's Rochester ROCs best local hero in 2016. 

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