Family of 92nd Infantry 'Buffalo' Division soldier formally receives the Silver Star
The family of Army Sgt. Lawrence V. Blanchet, WWII Veteran, who was killed in action on the Italian front while serving with the 92nd Infantry “Buffalo” Division in 1945 displays Sgt. Blanchet’s Silver Star following a formal military ceremony presenting the award. During the ceremony the family received Sgt. Blanchet’s Silver Star in a formal presentation as well as a U.S. flag. The ceremony also included three volleys of shots fired, taps played and a flag folding presentation. Army Reserve soldiers from throughout the Chicago land area came together to conduct the ceremony for the Blanchet family. (U.S. Army photo by Anthony L. Taylor/Released)