Assemblymember Cooley Honors Highly Decorated Marine as Veteran of the Year

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) chose Corporal Don Harper as the 8th Assembly District’s Veteran of the Year.  Corporal Harper served in the Marine Corps from 1963 to 1969, fighting in Vietnam.  Harper was awarded the Bronze Star with a V device for his heroism during Operation Rio Bravo.  Corporal Harper, along with the Marines that served with him also received the Presidential Unit Citation.  Watch this Assembly Access Video to hear Assemblymember Cooley’s proud words about his Veteran of the Year.