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Pictured, from left, are Lt Cmdr (Ret) John Krueger, USN; Lt Col (Ret) Berne Krueger, USMC; Sarah Vaughan; and Bret Pilkington, Battle Mountain High School senior. Two VFW Post 10721 members, Lt Cmdr (Ret) John Kreuger, USN, and Lt Col (Ret) Berne Krueger, USMC, together with Sarah Vaughan, mother of deceased Army infantryman Lt. John Shaw Vaughan, presented a $1000 college scholarship in his honor to Bret Pilkington at Battle Mountain High School on Wednesday. Lt. Vaughan, an Edwards resident and 2001 graduate of Battle Mountain High School, was killed in action in Iraq in June 2006 while serving his country.The post will present four other $1000 scholarships at other high schools in the Vail Valley and will award $7500 in college scholarships to high school and current college students.

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