U.S. Army Sgt. Major Jon Cavaiani, Medal of Honor holder from Merced and Vietnam veteran, center, was warmly greeted by fellow vets upon his arrival at the new Modesto Vet Center on Thursday, July 3, 2008. Cavaiani delivered the keynote address at the new Department of Veterans Affairs facility on Carpenter Road.
U.S. Army Sgt. Major Jon Cavaiani, Medal of Honor holder from Merced and Vietnam veteran, center, was warmly greeted by fellow vets upon his arrival at the new Modesto Vet Center on Thursday, July 3, 2008. Cavaiani delivered the keynote address at the new Department of Veterans Affairs facility on Carpenter Road. Modesto Bee file
U.S. Army Sgt. Major Jon Cavaiani, Medal of Honor holder from Merced and Vietnam veteran, center, was warmly greeted by fellow vets upon his arrival at the new Modesto Vet Center on Thursday, July 3, 2008. Cavaiani delivered the keynote address at the new Department of Veterans Affairs facility on Carpenter Road. Modesto Bee file

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