the descendants of retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major Ricardo Pempek
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WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. - Therese Pempek and retired U.S. Army Reserve Captain Roy Plana, the daughter and son of retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major Ricardo Plana, stand beside Special Agent Ethan Pempek after being presented the Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino Veterans of World War II.


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