When Marine Corps Capt. Bob Koenig served in Afghanistan, he credited Sarasota County Sheriff’s Deputy Mubarak as repeatedly saving his life. So Koenig, 45, and honorably discharged in 2005, wanted to do something in to help his fellow officer who is in need.
The Houston Chronicle reports that Ruth Steinfeld was awarded the Legion of Honor, France's highest prize, in a ceremony Sunday at Holocaust Museum Houston. As children during the war, Steinfeld and her sister were saved by a French humanitarian organization.