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From the military: Janes recognized as 'Hometown Hero'

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Gazette staff
July 19, 2013

Rep. Janis Ringhand and Rep. Andy Jorgensen presented Cpl. Jacob Janes of Evansville with the Wisconsin State Assembly's "Hometown Hero" Award on June 12.

Janes served in the U.S. Marine Corps in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He lost both of his legs below the knee after stepping on an improvised explosive device in 2009. He was nominated for the award to recognize his service and sacrifice.



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