(Original post: 5/31/10 Updated below.)
After last winter's visit with the family back at the farm (what I sometimes like to call "Walton's Mountain without the mountain"), I came home with four of my dad's WWII Army service ribbons. (No idea where the medals are, though they may have been donated with the rest of his dress uniform to the Indiana War Memorial museum).
(Update: Sister Ann told me, after the the original post, that she doesn't remember seeing the medals, so wherever they are, they didn't get donated with the rest of his uniform.)
The first three ribbons connect with well-known family history regarding his service years: