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.
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
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.
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