I was honored to present the Purple Heart medal
as well as other service medals to Staff Sergeant Shelton, an award long overdue, said Portman.
Owned by a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal
for wounds suffered in combat, Faust Appliance Repair and Service has the distinction of being a service-connected disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).
Blanchard, who is a Purple Heart Medal
recipient, led a team of five Marines through security operations that included destroying weapons caches while serving in Iraq.
At another ceremony in San Antonio, his parents were presented with a Purple Heart medal
, given to all US servicemen wounded or killed.
As disgusted vets were being thrown on the scrapheap, John threw away his Purple Heart medal
During the war, Yonehiro also received a Purple Heart medal
BAGRAM, AFGHANISTAN -- SPC Garratt Williams, a multi-channel transmission systems operator maintainer, A Company, 392nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, received a Purple Heart Medal
and Combat Action Badge on July 16 after being injured by small arms fire while traveling in a Chinook in the southern part of Afghanistan.
Chief Galligan was awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart Medal
for his service during World War II--marked by the further distinction of having survived the Bataan Death March and 3 1/2 years as a prisoner of war at a series of Japanese camps.
He is a four-time recipient of the military's Purple Heart Medal
and is now doing all he can to comfort those returning from the battlefields overseas.
LABOUR MP Kevan Jones has won a pledge from Gordon Brown to look seriously at the possibility of a Purple Heart medal
for soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Any false verbal, written, or physical claim to the Purple Heart Medal
, by an individual to whom it has not been awarded, is a federal felony offense.
The facility, once fully completed with museum and visitor center, will honor more than 800,000 Purple Heart medal
recipients and their service to this country.