Northport honors veteran with special day

Northport Bobby Herndon (L) present the honor to Gary Hill (R). Source: WBRC video
Northport Bobby Herndon (L) present the honor to Gary Hill (R). Source: WBRC video

NORTHPORT, AL (WBRC) - Northport has honored a Vietnam veteran by proclaiming a special day in his name.

Gary Hill, a former Marine now living in Northport, was honored Monday night for receiving the Silver Star for heroism in Vietnam. He received the honor last month at the local VA.

A large crowd cheered as Gary Hill Day was proclaimed for July 9.

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