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.

Quote by Douglas McArthur- American General, Purple Heart awarded, Medal of Honor recipient and more.

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The Purple Heart Medal (PH) is a decoration presented in the name of the President of the United States to recognize members of the U.S. military who have been wounded or killed in battle. It differs from other military decorations in that a "recommendation" from a superior is not required, but rather individuals are entitled based on meeting certain criteria found in AR 600-8-22.

The Purple Heart Medal (PH) is a decoration presented in the name of the President of the United States to recognize members of the U. military who have been wounded or killed in battle. It differs from other military decorations in that a "recommendati

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.

The Purple Heart - awarded to those who defend Freedom. The original design of George Washington’s Badge of Military Merit (1782) and today's Purple Heart military award.

The Purple Heart - awarded to those who defend Freedom. The original design of George Washington’s Badge of Military Merit and today's Purple Heart military award.

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 United States military decoration awarded to those who have been wounded or killed while serving in our military.

The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded to those who have been wounded or killed while serving in our military.

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.

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 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.

Lt. Annie G. Fox was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for combat. She served as the chief nurse in the Army Nurse Corps at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941.

8 Female Fighters of World War II

A HERO: Lt. Annie G. Fox was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for combat. She served as the chief nurse in the Army Nurse Corps at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on December

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