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SSgt Reckless Statue Dedication
LEGENDARY MARINE CORPS WAR HORSE MEMORIALIZED WITH STATUE AT KENTUCKY HORSE PARK

Lexington, Kentucky; May 12, 2018: Hundreds of Marines and Friends of the Corps gathered on a grassy knoll at the Kentucky Horse Park, to dedicate a magnificent larger-than-life 1,000 pound bronze statue memorializing the valor of SSgt Reckless, a small Mongolian mare with a racing background in her native country, who became a national hero while serving in combat during the Korean War, after she was purchased by Marines to carry ammunition for the 75mm Recoilless Rifle Platoon.

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LAFC "Patriot Award" 2018
LAFC "Patriot Award" 2018

Louisville, Kentucky; May 18, 2018: Master Sergeant Shawn King, Operations Chief, Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, was honored with a Louisville Armed Forces Committee (LAFC) "Patriot Award" during its annual Armed Forces Day Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel. 

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2018 Events

SSgt Reckless Statue Dedication
LEGENDARY MARINE CORPS WAR HORSE MEMORIALIZED WITH STATUE AT KENTUCKY HORSE PARK

Lexington, Kentucky; May 12, 2018: Hundreds of Marines and Friends of the Corps gathered on a grassy knoll at the Kentucky Horse Park, to dedicate a magnificent larger-than-life 1,000 pound bronze statue memorializing the valor of SSgt Reckless, a small Mongolian mare with a racing background in her native country, who became a national hero while serving in combat during the Korean War, after she was purchased by Marines to carry ammunition for the 75mm Recoilless Rifle Platoon.

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LAFC "Patriot Award" 2018
LAFC "Patriot Award" 2018

Louisville, Kentucky; May 18, 2018: Master Sergeant Shawn King, Operations Chief, Marine Corps Recruiting Station Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, was honored with a Louisville Armed Forces Committee (LAFC) "Patriot Award" during its annual Armed Forces Day Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel. 

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