02/10/2012 12:14 pm ET

After 68 Years, WWII Vet Arno Heller Gets Bronze Star

Arno Heller, a Rego Park resident and World War II veteran, earned a Bronze Star for his commitment to duty — it just came a little late.

During a ceremony at the American Legion Post in Forest Hills, Heller was given the medal by U.S. Rep. Bob Turner after decades without realizing he had earned the honor.

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