4 South County families honored with Medal of Liberty

GREAT BARRINGTON – Four South County families of fallen soldiers were recently honored with the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty.

On Oct. 21, the friends and family of U.S. Army SPC David Nutt, CW2 Stephen Wells SPC4 Michael Whalen and U.S. Navy member Francesco Baldassare gathered at town hall for the medal ceremony.

The Massachusetts Medal of Liberty is given to the next of kin of servicemen and servicewomen from the Commonwealth who were killed in action or died from wounds sustained in a designated combat area.

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