Local Mom Pretty Sure Ribbon On Son's Uniform Is The Medal Of Honor
DECATUR, Ill. — Local mom Terri Owens was all smiles today as she walked around her employer's office sharing the news that, judging by a photo recently posted on her son's Facebook account, her son Pfc. Jacob Owens is likely the most recent recipient of the nation's highest military decoration.
"Can you believe it?" she asked anyone who would listen, while repeatedly pointing at the freshly printed low resolution photo of her son. "That's my Jakey, right there with all his Marine buddies and all those generals," she noted, mistaking a picture from a recent regimental picnic for a lavish Medal of Honor reception on the front lawn of the White House.
The photo, taken by Jacob's friend during the daylong mandatory fun event celebrating the regiment's return from Kuwait, showed little more than the start of Jacob's shift serving beverages to the spouses of the unit's senior officers. "I didn't even know he was back in the country yet," she added.
In spite of the fact that the picture contai…
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