Award Winning Veteran Actor Ernest Borgnine Receives Legion Of Honor Award From American Veteran Awards

Released on = February 16, 2007, 2:09 am

Press Release Author = American Veteran Awards

Industry = Media

Press Release Summary = WWII Veteran Borgnine First Person Inducted Into "Legion Of

Press Release Body = NORTHRIDGE, CA, February 15, 2007 - WWII Navy veteran and
Academy Award winning actor Ernest Borgnine has been inducted into the American
Veteran Awards 'Legion of Honor', the first person chosen to receive the prestigious
honor. The former Navy seaman who served two tours of duty during the Second World
War was presented with the award by American Veteran Awards' President Harry Shaw on
the set of Borgnine's current film," Bernie & Becca" for Hallmark Entertainment.

According to AVA President Shaw, Borgnine was selected for the award because of his
lifetime of dedication and service to America's military Veterans and active duty
service members. As he presented Borgnine with the certificate and statuette, Shaw
told the audience, "The American Veteran Awards and the entire Veteran community are
very proud to honor such a wonderful humanitarian and such a great and devoted
veteran as Ernest Borgnine."

Borgnine, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday, was previously honored as the
Veteran Of The Year by the American Veteran Awards. "The 'Legion Of Honor" award is
very special because it gives those of us in the Veteran community a new and unique
way to honor those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in helping their
fellow Veterans," said Shaw. "We truly appreciate Ernie and his service, and on
this day we honor him not only as a noble veteran and a great American, but also as
a very special and caring human being."

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Contact Details = Harry Shaw
American Veteran Awards
12021 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 630
Los Angeles CA 90025

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