Ceremony held at Ft. Benning for bike ride honoring veteran

Published: Oct. 20, 2014 at 6:14 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 21, 2014 at 12:14 AM EDT
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FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - There was a special welcome ceremony Friday, Oct. 17 at Fort Benning.

Florida Army veteran Harry Conner, 63, was recognized for completing his second long-distance bike ride to honor the valor and heroism of Sergeant First Class Alwyn Cashe of Florida.

Cashe was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. Conner says Cashe definitely deserves a Medal of Honor for his heroism.

Conner began his trip from Cashe's resting place in Sanford, Fla.

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