(WHTM) — Monday’s military hero is Clair H. Richard, who served in the United States Navy, Pacific theater, from 1946-1947 as a storekeeper third class in Hawaii.

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Richard passed away in 1987 at the age of 59.

We salute him and thank him for his service.