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Kyle Stammer, left, and Daniel Kempf of Boy Scout Troop 295 will receive their Eagle Scout awards in a ceremony June 15 in Vicenza, Italy.

Kyle Stammer, left, and Daniel Kempf of Boy Scout Troop 295 will receive their Eagle Scout awards in a ceremony June 15 in Vicenza, Italy. (Courtesy photo)

Daniel Kempf and Kyle Stammer, members of Boy Scout Troop 295 in Vicenza, Italy, will receive their Eagle Scout awards in a ceremony this month.

To become Eagles, scouting’s highest honor, Scouts must meet requirements in leadership, service and outdoor skills, and complete a community project.

Daniel, 18 and a senior at Vicenza High School, is the son of Lt. Col. Richard and Gena Kempf. He has been a member of four different Scout troops, and completed his project in 2005 while a member of Troop 29 in Heidelberg, Germany.

For his project, he organized the renovation of part of the historic European E1 hiking trail in the hills above Heidelberg.

The project included clearing a nearly 1,500-foot section of abandoned trail so that hikers would no longer be forced to walk along a busy road, and building a footbridge over a water obstacle.

Kyle, 16 and a sophomore at Vicenza, is the son of Lt. Col. Mark R. and Donna Stammer. He has been in scouting since he was 6 and has been a member of numerous scouting organizations.

His project was a U.S. flag retirement ceremony on Veterans Day 2005 to honor veterans, deployed soldiers and their families, and the Vicenza military community.

More than 20 flags were retired and the ashes were buried at the Sky Soldier Memorial on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza in accordance with retirement customs.

The two will receive their awards at a ceremony June 15 at the Caserma Ederle post chapel.

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