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.

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Purple Heart Medal from Medals of America. Each military medal is guaranteed new, official and never surplus. Our veterans inspect and ship each medal to ensure the highest quality.

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.

Purple Heart Medal | USAMM

Purple Heart Medal | USAMM

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…

Rocky and his handler were both injured in an IED blast last week. Rocky and his handler were both injured in an IED blast last week.

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Wwii purple heart medal with original box. excellent condition

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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

Why Zach Fike Reunites Lost Purple Hearts With Their Soldiers - Reader's Digest

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

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.

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!

Backside view of a full size Purple Heart medal, which is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members. This version features a double 'pin back' clutch with a ribbon lapel bar.

Backside view of a full size Purple Heart medal, which is a United States…

Three U.S. Navy nurses are decorated with purple heart medals in Saigon to become the first American women to receive the medal for service in the Vietnam War at a ceremony on Jan. 7, 1965. The nurses were wounded in an explosion in Hotel Brink in Saigon, Christmas eve. From left are, Lt. Barbara J. Wooster of Laurel, Md.; Lt. Ruth A. Mason of Goshen, N.Y.; and Lt. Ann D. Reynold of Dover, New Hampshire.

Vietnam War U.S. Nurse Medal

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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