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.
Charles Durning was an Academy Award winning actor, but before his acting career, he was a decorated soldier in the U. His service to this nation earned three Purple Hearts and a Silver Cross serving in combat as an infantryman.
You need to follow @zulufucxs: ... "Only 10 Navajo Code Talkers from World War II remain alive to this day. Cpl.Teddy Draper Sr. passed away this morning at the age of 96. He served in the 5th Marine Division fighting in the Pacific earning a Purple Heart on Iwo Jima amongst other awards. The greatest generation is fading away and as the generation that will see them go we have a moral obligation to carry on their legacy.