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Sgt. Sam Floberg of Fargo, who lost part of his right leg in a November 2006 rocket attack in Afghanistan, receives a Purple Heart medal during an April 2007 ceremony. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Air National Guard

Fargo soldier to receive American Patriot Award

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A North Dakota Army National Guard soldier from Fargo who lost part of his right leg in a rocket attack will become the first veteran of the war in Afghanistan to receive the American Patriot Award.


Sgt. Sam Floberg will receive the award during a ceremony at 5 p.m. today at the West Fargo VFW, 308 Sheyenne St.

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