Veterans in Lynchburg commemorate National Purple Heart Day

Veterans in Lynchburg commemorate National Purple Heart Day

Veterans in Lynchburg commemorate National Purple Heart Day

Billings is a Purple Heart City, meaning there has been a proclamation and dedication to express gratitude to Purple Heart veterans.

He received the coveted Purple Heart in the hospital.

An eighth veteran was present for the ceremony at the historic Federal Hall on Wall Street on Monday, National Purple Heart Day. The day encourages everyone to pay their respects to fallen military service members, to listen to the stories of these veterans, and to thank them for their service to the nation.

Local combat wounded Veterans were also there to greet the drivers. A Purple Heart memorial is part of the township's Garden of Honor, located at the municipal complex. Larry Taylor, a Purple Heart recipient says, "It hurts more than anything".

The Badge of Military Merit was only awarded to three Revolutionary War soldiers by Gen. George Washington himself.

The UA Military Law Society proposed to UA Transportation Services the idea of honoring Purple Heart veterans with the spot.

Today, we remember August 7 as "Purple Heart Day", when we honor those who were wounded or killed while serving in the USA military.

Arango's step-brother, Flynn Bluett, helped create the design for the parking space.

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