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Spokane Veterans Hospital Renamed

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Spokane Veterans Medical Center has been renamed in memory of Medal of Honor winners Joe E. Mann and Bruce A. Grandstaff. The hospital is now named Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center.
    
Mann was awarded the nation's highest military decoration in World War II. Grandstaff received the Medal of Honor for service in Vietnam.
    
U.S. Senator Patty Murray and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki attended the renaming ceremony in Spokane on Wednesday.

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