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Between Drops

The rare August cool fronts which have stalled over Central Texas in the past week or so have brought welcomed rain to the hot August days…and nights, (with apologies to 1972 Neil Diamond). 521 more words

Army Deserter Who Faked Military Honors Facing Federal Charges

Roy Lee Ross has received tens of thousands of dollars in veteran benefits for the many war wounds and military honors he accumulated, and now he is facing federal charges for making the entire thing up.   193 more words

Features

Purple Heart.com Relaunch

Sorry I’ve not been posting.  Forgive my absence; things are just bonkers here!  I’m doing my genealogical certification currently and working on a new website to boot!   312 more words

History

Today in history 8/7/2016-8/13/2016

8/7/2016:

Today in history, General George Washington authorizes the award of the Purple Heart (see picture below) for soldiers wounded in combat in 1782. 404 more words

Today In History

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Compare and contrast Donald Trump with Irene McPhail.

I had just begun my career a public relations practitioner when I attended a charity event with my new boss, Irene McPhail. 329 more words

Unearned Honor

In the 1991 film, For the Boys, USO entertainers Dixie Leonard (Bette Midler) and Eddie Sparks (James Caan) travel and perform together through World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. 1,534 more words

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