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Day 6- The National WWII Museum

Today, Michael and I ventured out in the RV and spent all day at The National WWII Museum. The museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world, why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means for all of us today, so that all future generations will understand the cost of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. 404 more words

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Purple Hearts and the difficult stories they represent

In a story he shared with the USO, Thomas Brennan, a medically retired Marine, said, “I destroyed my Purple Heart citation on Christmas Eve. I tore it to shreds. 334 more words

Service

Stolen Purple Heart Returned To Plymouth Home

PLYMOUTH (CBS) — “It represented a lot,” said Paul Curtis of his father’s Purple Heart.

Among all the family history, there is one heirloom that means the most. 265 more words

News

Operation Just Cause: Remembering PFC Scott Lee Roth

Private First Class Scott Lee Roth, served in 1st Platoon of 401st Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood Texas and was Killed in Action (KIA) on December 20, 1989, as part of Operation Justice Cause in the Republic of Panama. 723 more words

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Flamion Honored With Law Enforcement Purple Heart, Medal of Valor

ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) – Mike Flamion was joined by his wife and family as he was presented with the Law Enforcement Purple Heart and the Medal of Valor on Monday night. 279 more words

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What if Japan had never surrendered during WWII?

By Alex Diaz-Granados, writer and long-time WWII buff

If Japan had not surrendered after the double whammy of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki A-bomb attacks and the entry of the Soviet Union into the Pacific War, it is likely that: 340 more words

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Purple Heart: A Red Wine That Is Good AND Does Good

The favorite gift on my holiday shopping list this year? A three-pack of Purple Heart Red Wine for my father-in-law.

For me, it’s a no-brainer. My wife’s Dad served in Vietnam, where he was injured so badly that he was laid up in the hospital for months. 260 more words

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