Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office replaces Marine Corps Vietnam veteran’s medals

The Spotsylvania County sheriff’s office had an opportunity to replace some glory to a local Marine who had it stolen from him nearly two years ago.

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The criminals who stole Vietnam veteran’s medals in January 2019 have been convicted and put behind bars.

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Some of his property was recovered following the break-in, but the Marine’s decorations were never returned.

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In an effort to make retired Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Faleskie whole again, the Spotsylvania County sheriff’s office reached out to South Carolina-based Medals of America, which replaced the medals and encased them in a shadow box.