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April 25, 2013
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Flag pole christened, deputies honored

The American flag rushed up its newly-christened pole in front of the Carson City Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning. The ceremony, administered by the sheriff’s honor guard, also was to honor three deputies who saved two lives and the promotion of the newest sergeant. Deputy John Hitch was the first to be awarded the life-saving medal after he performed CPR and saved a life while he was on a call. Deputies Matt Putzer and Chris Ramos received their medals after they saved the life of a man having a heart attack at a bowling alley, while both were off duty. Putzer …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 25, 2013 02:10AM Published Apr 25, 2013 02:10AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.