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County to recognize native son… hero

Brig. Gen. Kemp McLaughlin to be honored with recognition at Courthouse

Dr. Doug Given was first to speak to the Braxton County Commission at their meeting last Friday. Dr. Given’s mission was to request that some sort of permanent recognition be made to a Braxton County native who is undoubtedly the highest ranking and most decorated soldier to hail from the area, Brigadier General James Kemp McLaughlin.

Dr. Given outlined McLaughlin’s distinguished career and presented the Commission with a letter from West Virginia National Guard Adjutant General William E. Crane supporting . . .

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