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Charlotte Hornets Recognize Sidney Military Hero


March 16, 2018

Courtesy Photo

Former Sidney resident was surrounded by friends and family when he was honored by the Charlotte Hornets this season. Pictured from left to right are: Ret. U.S. Army Maj. Darin Short, Ricky Garvin with daughter Theresa Garvin, Tom Birner, mother-in-law Beatrice Camacho and wife GiGi Garvin.

The Charlotte Hornets and Bank of America recently honored Maj. Ricky Garvin, US Army, Ret., as this season's sixth recipient of the season-long Yellow Ribbon Program.

Maj. Garvin grew up in Sidney, graduating from St. Patrick's High School. He then attended Kearney State College and Chadron State College before entering the U.S. Army.

In partnership with Bank of America, the Hornets honor military members and veterans for their service, and the Yellow Ribbon Program recognizes one of these heroes during one Hornets home game per month. Recipients are recognized prior to the national anth...

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