Warren veteran finally gets his due decades after service

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September 30, 2014 | photo: Jeff Lange
Vietnam War veteran Thomas Ducharme, center, receives the Bronze Star from Herman Breuer, right, executive director of the Trumbull County Veterans Service Commission. Looking on is U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. Ducharme, who moved to Warren from Texas and opened a restaurant called Texas Big Dog, also received nine other medals Monday at the restaurant.