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Guide Phil Lechak Receives Superintendent's Award

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Date: April 21, 2011
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124

Lechak and Kirby.
Gettysburg Superintendent Bob Kirby congratulates Licensed Battlefield Guide Phil Lechak.
(National Park Service)

Licensed Battlefield Guide Phil Lechak, of Gettysburg, Pa., received the Superintendent's Award for Excellence from Gettysburg National Military Park, the National Park Service announced today. The annual award recognizes quality tours, assisting park staff and visitors, and a commitment to honor and respect those who fought and fell on the field of battle. Bob Kirby, Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent, presented Lechak with the award.

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Eternal Light Peace Memorial

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