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George Dramis Gold Medal Celebration

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George Dramis, 97, Will Receive a Letter from President Biden

RALEIGH, NC – WWII Veteran George Dramis, 97, will be honored at a special ceremony Saturday at the Waltonwood Lake Boone assisted living community to mark the recent award of the Congressional Gold Medal to the Ghost Army, the secret WWII units that used creative deception to fool and distract the enemy on the battlefields of Europe.

  • WHAT: Gold Medal Celebration Ceremony for Veteran George Dramis
  • WHO: Family and Friends of George Dramis
  • Congresswoman Deborah K. Ross (D-NC)
  • Trey Lewis, from the office of Sen. Thom Tillis, (R-NC)
  • Representatives from the United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJFKSWCS), U.S. Army, Fort Bragg
  • Representatives from Psychological Operations, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg
  • Rick Beyer, president of The Ghost Army Legacy Project and director of the award-winning PBS documentary The Ghost Army
  • Roy Eichhorn, founding member of the Ghost Army Legacy Project, and Former Director of Research and Development, Army Command and General Staff College

Note: The public is welcome

WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 2022, 10 a.m. EST
WHERE: Waltonwood Lake Boone, 3550 Horton Street, Raleigh NC

updated: 2 months ago

Please Support Our Ongoing Efforts

The soldiers of The Ghost Army used inflatable tanks, sound effects, and imagination to fool the Germans on the battlefields of Europe. The Ghost Army Legacy Project is ensuring that these men and their accomplishments are never forgotten.

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Ghost Army Legacy Project
1305 S. Michigan Ave. #1104
Chicago, IL 60605

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