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.

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.

Hand Made - 1/4" - Scroll Saw Purple Heart Medal Cross (#28)

Hand Made - 1/4" - Scroll Saw Purple Heart Medal Cross (#28)

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

A military K-9 injured in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan, along with his military police officer partner, have both gained a lot of support after a photo of the dog wearing a Purple Heart Medal in a hospital in Germany has gone viral. Spc. Andrew Brown, 22, and his military dog, Rocky, were searching a structure for explosive materials in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand Province on December 3rd when the bomb exploded. Brown and Rocky both survived the blast and were taken to a military…

A military injured in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan along with his military police officer partner now has a lot of support after a photo of the dog wearing a Purple Heart Medal in a hospital in Germany has gone viral.

Marine Veteran Jack Lyon is awarded the Purple Heart Medal during the Vietnam War.

Marine Veteran Jack Lyon is awarded the Purple Heart Medal during the Vietnam War.

Inspiring: This Is Why Zach Fike Reunites Purple Hearts With Soldiers Who Lost Them Read more: http://www.rd.com/true-stories/inspiring/lost-purple-heart-medals

Why Zach Fike Reunites Lost Purple Hearts With Their Soldiers

Inspiring: This Is Why Zach Fike Reunites Purple Hearts With Soldiers Who Lost Them Read more: http://www.rd.com/true-stories/inspiring/lost-purple-heart-medals

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

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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.

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.

United States Army - Purple Heart Medal Frame in Newport with Black Suede Mat

United States Army Medal Frame

US Purple Heart Medal 12 Inch Afghan Square (Crochet...Gotta Love It!) © March 14, 2002 by Lee Ann Hamm

Crochet pattern for an afghan square featuring the United States Purple Heart Medal.

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