Purpleheart.jpg....TODAY IS NATIONAL PURPLE HEART DAY.  Awarded for being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States or as a result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed forces.

TODAY IS NATIONAL PURPLE HEART DAY. Awarded for being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States or as a result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed forces.

In honor of my husband:  The Purple Heart Medal.  The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those who have been wounded or killed while serving on or after April 5, 1917 with the U.S. military.

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The Purple Heart Medal. The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those who have been wounded or killed while serving with the United States military.

We honor veterans this week, including those who have earned a purple heart.

Purple Heart - my dad has one and so do many other veterans. Thanks for your service!

The Purple Heart is a U.S. Military decoration  given to Soldiers wounded in battle

The Purple Heart is a U. Military decoration given to Soldiers wounded in battle One of my dearest friends has 4 of these precious decorations. Thank you, God, for bringing Brian home.

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Purple Heart Award Veteran T-Shirt Combat Wounded Tee

Actor/Bad-Ass: Charles Durning was in the first wave on D-Day with the 1st Div. He was the only member of his unit to survive. He took out several German machine guns and was wounded. Later, he was bayoneted 8 times in hand-to-hand combat. At The Bulge he survived The Malmedy Massacre. He refused to discuss his service for which he was awarded the Silver Star and three Purple Hearts. "Too many bad memories," he told an interviewer. "I don't want you to see me crying."  A true American hero…

Charles Durning was an Academy Award winning actor, but before his acting career, he was a decorated soldier in the U. His service to this nation earned three Purple Hearts and a Silver Cross serving in combat as an infantryman.

Petal hearts - mcsmama

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Charles Bronson (né Charles Buchinsky) (1921-2003) U.S. Army Air Force 1943-45 WW II. He enlisted and served as an aircraft gunner in the 760th Flexible Gunnery Training Squadron, and in 1945 as a Superfortress crewman with the 39th Bombardment Group based on Guam. He was assigned to a B-29 bomber. He flew on 25 missions & was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received during his service. Most remembered for his roles in The Dirty Dozen and Death Wish.

Charles Bronson U. He enlisted and served as an aircraft gunner in the Flexible Gunnery Training.

Purple Heart

The Purple Heart is the oldest award that is still given to members of the U.S. military. It is awarded in the name of the President to those who have been wounded or killed while serving with the U.S. military. The original Purple Heart, designated as the Badge of Military Merit, was established by George Washington. The actual order includes the phrase, "Let it be known that he who wears the military order of the purple heart has given of his blood in the defense of his…

Purple Heart The Purple Heart is the oldest award that is still given to members of the U. It is awarded in the name of the President to those who have been wounded or killed while serving with the U.

The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those who have been wounded or killed while serving on or after April 5, 1917 with the U.S. military

August 1782 – George Washington orders the creation of the Badge of Military Merit to honor soldiers wounded in battle. It is later renamed to the more poetic Purple Heart.

*"Trump visits wounded veterans, awards Purple Heart at Walter   Reed." By Nicole Darrah. http://www.foxnews.com/.

FOX NEWS: Trump visits wounded veterans awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed

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