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    Rob Jackson, wearing his medals, stands in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

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    Rob Jackson, 66, an Army veteran of the Vietnam war, talks about his wartime service as a medic at his Buxton home. Jackson served as a conscientious objector and did not carry a gun. In a Washington, D.C., ceremony this week, Jackson will receive a Silver Star for saving several soldiers' lives in 1970.

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    A family photo shows Rob Jackson in Vietnam where he served as an Army medic in 1970-71.

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    Jackson will receive a Silver Star for saving several soldiers' lives in 1970.

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    Jackson, left, served in the war as a conscientious objector and did not carry a gun.

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    A family photo shows Rob Jackson in the 1960s before he went to Vietnam.

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    Jackson, an Army veteran of the Vietnam war, talks about his wartime service as a medic.

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    Rob Jackson looks at the names engraved on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

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    Rob Jackson of Buxton received a Silver Star Medal on Thursday in Washington, D.C.

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    Rob Jackson of Buxton, center, celebrates his receipt of a Silver Star Medal stemming from his actions during the Vietnam War, in Washington, D.C., on Thursday with family members, friends and U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, at left.

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