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Oklahoma native receives Purple Heart after convoy bombing

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – When a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle near a U.S. Army convoy last month, an Oklahoma soldier says he had no idea what hit him. 266 more words


LAPD Honors Officers Who Went 'Above & Beyond' In Call Of Duty

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck honored dozens of police officers Thursday for their “exceptional stories of bravery and heroism”, according to officials. 197 more words


Family History

My cousins, H and M, have been doing research into our Blair family roots.  They drove in their Roadtrek 190 camper van (outfitted like a boat, with everything having a place – like this photo from the Net) to Kansas: 3,838 more words


The Good Days and The Bad Days

There are many good days.   There are some bad days, but if I continue to remind myself there are more good than bad the bad don’t seem so bad.   565 more words


Sarah Palin: From Badge of Military Merit to Purple Heart (In Spanish)

By Isabel Matos

This was an incredible clip by Sarah Palin, and it was awesome to do because it was specially addressed to legal immigrants who make America an exceptional nation. 62 more words

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93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Receives Purple Heart

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – For 70 years, Bob Bohm has waited for the recognition he deserved.

In 1944, as he served in World War II, the young soldier was hit by enemy fire. 363 more words


86-year-old veteran finally awarded Purple Heart

OKLAHOMA CITY – A long overdue Purple Heart was finally awarded to a Korean War veteran late this afternoon.

Family members tell us Raymond Norwood was nearly killed in battle decades ago.   99 more words