Local Vietnam veteran honored by Sen. Reed with awards

More than four decades after the conclusion of the Vietnam War, one Narragansett native is finally being recognized for his service during the conflict. Paul Harvey was honored by U.S. Senator Jack Reed at his office in Cranston Friday, where he was presented the Purple Heart Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster and the Silver Star Medal, the military’s third-highest personal declaration for valor in combat, among other awards.,,, he would go on to become a Newport-based commercial fisherman for 45 years, click here to read his story 17:53

  • Joel Hovanesian

    Great to see that Paul has been recognized for his heroics. We all owe a debt of gratitude to Paul and all the others that served in the past and now. Thank you Paul for your service and commitment to the country.