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Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is leading the effort in the Senate to protect the Purple Heart and stop second-hand dealers from profiting on the sacrifices of Americas war heroes.
Greg Sipple, Chief Executive Officer, Paws for Purple Hearts explains, "Paws for Purple Hearts is expanding its use of technology to leverage new social media tools available to help bring awareness of its message to Veterans and the Public.
Since the Cornerstone Credit Union League initially announced its support of the Purple Hearts Home initiative in April, the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates and the Southeastern Credit Union League also agreed to support the program that identifies a veteran whose home needs a ramp, grab bars, railings, a yard cleaned up or a fresh coat of paint.
The Fort Hood victims became eligible for Purple Hearts after Congress expanded eligibility for the award in December.
It's unclear when victims might receive Purple Hearts.
Tomorrow night Jackie will be at the launch of Purple Hearts, the women's section of the Father 4 Justice organisation.
That Kerry deserved only two and a half Purple Hearts, not three?
Consequently, from 1932 on, a number of Purple Hearts were awarded to World War I veterans for meritorious service in France and Germany.
In 1999, as the American-led bombing campaign in Kosovo was being stepped up, news broke that the Pentagon had ordered 9,000 new Purple Hearts, the decorations awarded to troops wounded or killed in action.
Born in Portland, Anderson was educated at the University of Oregon and received the Silver and Bronze stars and two Purple Hearts during his service in the U.