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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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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.

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.

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.

4/24/17 Trump Awards Purple Heart To Wounded Soldier During First Visit To Walter Reed - American Military News

4/24/17 Trump Awards Purple Heart To Wounded Soldier During First Visit To Walter Reed - American Military News

Trump Awards Purple Heart To Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos In First Visit To Walter Reed Hospital : The Two-Way : NPR

Trump Awards Purple Heart In First Visit To Walter Reed Military Hospital

Trump Awards Purple Heart To Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos In First Visit To Walter Reed Hospital : The Two-Way : NPR

President Trump and Melania insist on personally awarding Purple Heart to Afghanistan veteran

President Trump and Melania insist on personally awarding Purple Heart to Afghanistan veteran

Valor awards for Sgt Darrell Samuel Cole (1920-1945) USMC. Medal of Honor (posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty....in action against enemy Japanese forces during the assault on Iwo Jima in the Volcano Islands, 19 February 1945. In addition to the Medal of Honor Sergeant Cole was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. He gallantly gave his life for his country. Read more.

Valor awards for Sgt Darrell Samuel Cole (1920-1945) USMC. Medal of Honor (posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty....in action against enemy Japanese forces during the assault on Iwo Jima in the Volcano Islands, 19 February 1945. In addition to the Medal of Honor Sergeant Cole was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. He gallantly gave his life for his country. Read more.

Trump Awards Purple Heart To Soldier Injured In Afghanistan | The Daily Caller

Trump Awards Purple Heart To Soldier Injured In Afghanistan | The Daily Caller

President Trump awards veteran with Purple Heart; ‘nothing flashy, just full of integrity’

President Trump awards veteran with Purple Heart; ‘nothing flashy, just full of integrity’

President Trump Mistakenly ‘Congratulates’ Wounded Soldier for Earning a Purple Heart April 22nd, 2017

President Trump Mistakenly ‘Congratulates’ Wounded Soldier for Earning a Purple Heart April 22nd, 2017

GEEZers! MrT almost looks human in this one!      PHOTO OF THE DAY: Over the weekend, the president and first lady visited the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. In this photo, President Trump shakes hands with U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos after awarding him the Purple Heart. "I heard about this and I wanted to do it myself," the president said before pinning the Purple Heart on Barrientos. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

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GEEZers! MrT almost looks human in this one! PHOTO OF THE DAY: Over the weekend, the president and first lady visited the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. In this photo, President Trump shakes hands with U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos after awarding him the Purple Heart. "I heard about this and I wanted to do it myself," the president said before pinning the Purple Heart on Barrientos. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first of many Trump likely will award during his service as commander in chief of the U.S. military."When I heard about this ... I wanted to do it myself,"...

Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first of many Trump likely will award during his service as commander in chief of the U.S. military."When I heard about this ... I wanted to do it myself,"...

Valor awards for SSG Jonah Edward "Eddie" Kelley (1923-1945) US Army. Medal of Honor (posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty on January 30 & 31, 1945, at Kesternich, Germany. Staff Sergeant Kelley also awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. Visit Site, read more.

Valor awards for SSG Jonah Edward "Eddie" Kelley (1923-1945) US Army. Medal of Honor (posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty on January 30 & 31, 1945, at Kesternich, Germany. Staff Sergeant Kelley also awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. Visit Site, read more.

Valor awards for MAJ (then CPL) Edward Andrew Bennett, Jr (1920-1983) US Army. Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty on 1 February 1945, at Heckhuscheid, Germany. During his service, which included the Korean war, Major Bennett was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart with three Oak Leaf Clusters.

Valor awards for MAJ (then CPL) Edward Andrew Bennett, Jr (1920-1983) US Army. Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty on 1 February 1945, at Heckhuscheid, Germany. During his service, which included the Korean war, Major Bennett was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart with three Oak Leaf Clusters.

President Trump and Melania insist on personally awarding Purple Heart to Afghanistan veteran

President Trump and Melania insist on personally awarding Purple Heart to Afghanistan veteran

Donald Trump awards veteran Purple Heart, says "congratulations" and "tremendous job"

Donald Trump awards veteran Purple Heart, says "congratulations" and "tremendous job"