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U.S. Army specialist Josh Peterson, a native of Detroit Lakes, recently received the Army Achievement Medal in recognition of his accomplishments as a saxophone and guitar player with the 188th Army Band. Submitted Photo

DL native earns Army Achievement Medal

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Spc. Josh Peterson of the 188th Army Band received the Army Achievement Medal on Jan. 10.

Peterson received the award for his performance on the saxophone and guitar and his willingness to take on extra responsibilities within the 188th Army Band.


He was a feature guitar soloist on the band's 125th Anniversary Tour in August 2012.

The Army Achievement Medal is awarded to service members who demonstrate distinguished service or achievement.

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