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Delaware National Guard Headquarters Named for Beau Biden

Beau Biden died a year ago of brain cancer at age 46

The Delaware National Guard unveiled new signs naming its headquarters after former state attorney general and National Guard Major Beau Biden.

The Guard said in a news release that the New Castle headquarters will be called the Major Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III National Guard/Reserve Center. The signs were unveiled at a ceremony Monday, on Memorial Day.

The son of Vice President Joe Biden enlisted in 2003 and deployed to Iraq in 2008 for a year with the 261st Theater Tactical Signal Brigade. He earned the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star. He later served two terms as Delaware's attorney general.

He died a year ago of brain cancer at age 46.

Joe Biden and other family members attended the ceremony.

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