Army Master Sgt. Francis G. Corcoran was a "soldier's soldier," family members said. Corcoran enlisted at age 18, became a Green Beret, and volunteered to serve in Vietnam, where he received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for valor after saving comrades' lives by disarming a bomb at great risk to himself.
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With U.S. and Puerto Rican flags fluttering in the breeze, more than 100 men, women, and children paused in a leafy glade in Valley Forge on Sunday afternoon to honor veterans and to pay special tribute to the nine Puerto Rican servicemen who were Medal of Honor recipients.