Sgt. Maj. Robert Brown's received the Sagamore of the Wabash on Thursday, Jan. 13.
Gov. Eric Holcomb presented Sgt. Maj. Brown with this prestigious award for his patriotism and service to the United States. State Sen. Jean Leising attended the ceremony.
Sgt. Maj. Brown served in WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, serving the country for a total of 24 years before retiring from military service.
Sgt. Maj. Brown is a native of Rushville.