Rep. Doggett presents Austin World War II Veteran Benjamin Mendoza with Bronze Star, Other Medals

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Austin– At East Austin’s Juan in a Million today, Rep. Lloyd Doggett presented World War II Veteran Benjamin Mendoza with 11 medals he earned when wounded while being stationed in Manila that Doggett’s office was recently able to secure for him.  “I was happy to be able to start Independence Day a little early by meeting this real American hero and getting him some of the recognition he deserves for his bravery,” said Rep. Doggett.

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Pictured here are daughter Erica Ojeda, Rep. Doggett, Benjamin Mendoza and his wife Paula.