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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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Pensacola to Fort Walton (Riding Day 51)

Tomas and I left Pensacola and rode along the seashore.

As we did so we crossed paths with several other cyclists at various times.  Stopping to share stories and road conditions, it was nice to continue building these cycling community tribal ties. 397 more words

OBITUARY: Wendell Earl Phillips, 66

WILMINGTON, MA — Wendell Earl Phillips, November 19, 1949 ~ November 15, 2016, 66, of Wilmington and of Ormond Beach, FL., went home to be with the Lord after suffering the complications of a brain hemorrhage. 592 more words


"He has made a difference:" Milwaukee veteran receives Purple Heart

MILWAUKEE — 12 years after his service, a Milwaukee veteran is receiving the recognition he deserves.

Marine Sgt. Kyle Courtier was presented with the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. 108 more words


11 Days. 11 Stories: Sometimes You Get Lucky.

“I took a leap of faith and joined the Air Force.”

That’s how Dominick Griego describes his decision to serve. He had entered college, trying to balance the demands of a young family, college and a job. 699 more words

Relatives Of Slain WWII Soldier Get Replacement Purple Heart

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) – A Purple Heart certificate belonging to a Michigan soldier who died in World War II and which was later was discovered in a Jerusalem used map shop is being returned to his family. 112 more words