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purple heart

any of several tropical American leguminous trees of the genus Peltogyne
2. the decorative purple heartwood of any of these trees

Purple Heart

U.S. medal awarded to those wounded in military action. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Bravery
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The #Heartthehate campaign builds on a very simple insight that when friends post something as simple as a purple heart in response to the trolls young people feel less isolated and hence the impact of online bullying is reduced.
Some veterans never talk about being awarded the Purple Heart, Christopherson said.
To all those in our DAV ranks who have received the Purple Heart, we salute you.
The Veterans Benefits Administration will amend its priority processing categories to include initial claims received from Purple Heart recipients on or after April 1,2019.
Introduced as the Badge of Military Merit by General George Washington in 1782, the Purple Heart is America's oldest military award.
Touching Community members place a purple heart on to the tree
To qualify for the Purple Heart Smiles campaign, the child must be a resident of Georgia, age 16 or younger, and the son/daughter of a Purple Heart Recipient or have a Purple Heart Recipient serving as their legal guardian.
Purple Heart Homes is a 501(c)3 founded by Dale Beatty and John Gallina.two Iraq combat-wounded Veterans who remain on a mission to provide housing solutions to Service Connected Disabled Veterans and their families.
I am particularly pleased that Purple Heart recipients will no longer have to just settle for the perfunctory 'thank you for your service' as our country will meaningfully thank them by opening new doors of opportunity with the passage of this important bill.
"Because we have so many gold diggers looking for Purple Heart recipients?" state Rep.
"The top four [proposals] that the group came up with, I think, represent a collective interest of a broad audience of student veterans between Purple Heart recipients, survivors and those who experience school closures," says Will Hubbard, vice president of government affairs for the SVA.
The United States government has awarded a replica of a Purple Heart medal to the family of a Philippine Scout who fought in World War II.