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Zamboanga Today
City sets testimonial dinner for retiring military officialMayor Beng Climaco will lead city government officials in tendering a testimoni
City sets testimonial dinner for retiring military official
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
Mayor Beng Climaco will lead city government officials in tendering a testimonial dinner for retiring Western Mindanao Command Deputy commander BGen. Orlando “Jojo” de Leon Monday, August 31 as a show of gratitude for his dedication and commitment to... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
WestMinCom lauds personnel, units, partner stakeholdersThe Western Mindanao Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines (WestMinCom, AFP)
WestMinCom lauds personnel, units, partner stakeholders
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
The Western Mindanao Command, Armed Forces of the Philippines (WestMinCom, AFP) led by Lieutenant General Rustico Guerrero awarded its personnel, units, and partner stakeholders during the flag-raising ceremony held in connection with the 9th... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte dinner honors Purple Heart recipientsCHARLOTTE, NC (David Perlmutt/The Charlotte Observer) - More than 80 Charlotte
Charlotte dinner honors Purple Heart recipients
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (David Perlmutt/The Charlotte Observer) - More than 80 Charlotte-area Purple Heart recipients from as far back as World War II were honored Saturday night at a dinner at the Le Méridien Charlotte hotel near uptown. The event, hosted... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Purple Heart designation a fitting honorAll of those who have served in our Armed Forces have earned our gratitude, but
Purple Heart designation a fitting honor
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 23 days ago
All of those who have served in our Armed Forces have earned our gratitude, but those who were killed or wounded in the line of duty are deserving of additional recognition. The city of Las Cruces offered that recognition last week, making our city... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Buffalo SoldiersIn the array of days which the military uses to honor its members, Aug. 7 is, “
Buffalo Soldiers
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 25 days ago
In the array of days which the military uses to honor its members, Aug. 7 is, “Purple Heart Day.” The Purple Heart was created by George Washington near the end of the Revolutionary War and was originally called the Badge of Military Merit. It was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Aquino impressed by 'George Clooney, Albert Einstein' of the Philippine NavyMANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III on Monday was all praise for
Aquino impressed by 'George Clooney, Albert Einstein' of the Philippine Navy
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III on Monday was all praise for Rear Admiral Ceasar Taccad, the new flag officer in command of the Philippine Navy. In his speech at the change of command ceremony, Aquino admitted that in the past, he... Read more
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Sun Star
New Philippine Navy chief Taccad assumes postREAR Admiral Caesar Taccad assumed on Monday the highest position in the Philip
New Philippine Navy chief Taccad assumes post
Sun Star / Posted 25 days ago
REAR Admiral Caesar Taccad assumed on Monday the highest position in the Philippine Navy, replacing his Philippine Military Academy classmate Vice Admiral Jesus Millan. Taccad took over the Navy leadership in a simple change of command ceremony led... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Profile: RADM Caesar C. Taccad, Flag Officer in Command, Philippine NavyPresident Aquino is given arrival honors at the Philippine Navy Change of Comma
Profile: RADM Caesar C. Taccad, Flag Officer in Command, Philippine Navy
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 25 days ago
President Aquino is given arrival honors at the Philippine Navy Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony at the Philippine Navy Headquarters, Roxas Boulevard, Manila. On August 10, 2015, during the Philippine Navy Change of Command and Retirement... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Purple Heart recipients gather at Jacksonville Memorial Wall for Recognition DayRalph Sevelius was 23 when a land mine exploded and ripped into his lower legs
Purple Heart recipients gather at Jacksonville Memorial Wall for Recognition Day
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 28 days ago
Ralph Sevelius was 23 when a land mine exploded and ripped into his lower legs in the Mekong Delta in 1968. Walter A. Hickey was 21 in 1945 when a Japanese soldier thrust his bayonet into Hickey’s waist on a hilltop in the Philippines. Friday... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Friday marks Purple Heart DayAll gave some, some gave all. Those powerful words remind us of the heroic acti
Friday marks Purple Heart Day
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 28 days ago
All gave some, some gave all. Those powerful words remind us of the heroic action of those in the armed service, both past and present. Friday, August 7 is National Purple Heart Day, marking the 233rd anniversary of George Washington’s creation of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
This Date in History: The Purple HeartWhen the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army proposed a new award for mi
This Date in History: The Purple Heart
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 28 days ago
When the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army proposed a new award for military bravery, he had no idea that it would continue to this day, or carry his likeness. General George Washington chose to call the decoration the Badge of Military... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Aug. 7 marks National Purple Heart DayST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- August 7th marks National Purple Heart Day. People around
Aug. 7 marks National Purple Heart Day
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 28 days ago
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- August 7th marks National Purple Heart Day. People around the world are thanking all of the brave men and women who sacrificed so much for our country. The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Caribou hospital donates Purple Heart monumentCARIBOU, Maine — A special ceremony will be held Friday, Aug. 7, at the Veteran
Caribou hospital donates Purple Heart monument
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
CARIBOU, Maine — A special ceremony will be held Friday, Aug. 7, at the Veterans Memorial Park in Caribou commemorating National Purple Heart Day. Kris Doody, RN, CEO of Cary Medical Center, will officially donate the Purple Heart Monument to the... Read more

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