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Alek Skarlatos

French order of merit


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Aleksander Reed Skarlatos is an American former Army National Guard soldier who, along with fellow Americans Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler, a Briton, a Frenchman, and an American, stopped a gunman on a Paris-bound train travelling from Amsterdam via Brussels in August 2015. He was awarded the United States Army's Soldier's Medal from U.S. President Barack Obama. All six received France's highest decoration, the Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, from French president François Hollande. The Americans also were awarded the medal of the city of Arras, France.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Umpqua Community College

Six miles north of Roseburg, Oregon, USA