Senator Crapo makes presentations Wednesday at Nampa Warhawk Air Museum
Nampa - Family members of two Idaho World War II veterans will receive the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and other medals for meritorious service during a ceremony Wednesday, April 8 th at the Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa.
Frank Mattus and Manuel Aldecoa both served their nation with distinction during WWII. Mattus passed away in 1997; Aldecoa during the war. The families worked with Idaho Senator Mike Crapo's office to obtain the long-overdue honors posthumously. Both men and their families are receiving several medals. Crapo will make the presentations.
Medal Ceremony for Frank Mattus and Manuel Aldecoa
Wednesday, April 8
Warhawk Air Museum, 201 Municipal Way