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Bethune woman accepts late fathers WWII POW medal
POW Medal 0063
Brig. Gen. Bradley Becker (left), Fort Jackson commanding general, thanks Stephens for her fathers service during the June 5 ceremony. - photo by David Shanes
U.S. Army Pvt. Adrian D. Watkins served during the last years of the war, 1944 and 1945. Dropped behind enemy lines, he was later captured during the Battle of the Bulge, serving as a prisoner of war.