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Times News
Wounded Warriors in Action event heldGeorgia, Texas and Maryland. Thompson talked about the history of the Purple H
Wounded Warriors in Action event held
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Georgia, Texas and Maryland. Thompson talked about the history of the Purple Heart award, which began as a “Badge of Military Merit” in 1782. The original badge was a purple cloth heart with a silver braided edge – Thompson said that some... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
"He was a distinguished gentleman"Veterans motorcycle club, Hall served as a riding unit vice-president in 2009.
"He was a distinguished gentleman"
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 6 days ago
Veterans motorcycle club, Hall served as a riding unit vice-president in 2009. He was invested as a Member of the Order of Military Merit in 2005 and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in 2010. The former RSM was buried at Beechwood... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Holts Summit designated as Purple Heart CityBaptist minister and Purple Heart recipient, gave a brief history of the medal.
Holts Summit designated as Purple Heart City
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Baptist minister and Purple Heart recipient, gave a brief history of the medal. It was established in as the Badge of Military Merit 1782 by George Washington and at the time was the only medal enlisted men were eligible to receive. All others... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Esopus Vietnam War hero still remembered 50 years laterSteeger said. Reilly was the recipient of many awards. During his young life h
Esopus Vietnam War hero still remembered 50 years later
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 18 days ago
Steeger said. Reilly was the recipient of many awards. During his young life he received the Navy Cross, the Vietnamese Military Merit Medal, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon Bar,... Read more

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