DONATION OF PRESTIGIOUS U.S. MEDAL TO COLDWATER LEGION

"As Branch President, I am very excited and honoured that the Woon family chose to donate this precious medal to our Legion," says Beth Scott, President of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater. The medal she is referring to was presented to the Coldwater Branch on Saturday, August 6th, 2016, by Bill and John Woon of Helena, Montana, sons of the late Dave Woon of Coldwater. "The medal is a replica of a [U.S.] Congressional Gold Medal awarded in 2015 to the men of the First Special Service Force," explains Bill. "Our dad Dave was a member of that unit." "Dad left Canada in 1942 to train for the First Special Service Force," he adds. "When he returned from the war he moved to Mont

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