Purple Heart

LI WWII Veteran Awarded Purple Heart Decades After Fierce Battle With GermansA World War II veteran finally has the Purple Heart that he earned in a fierce and legendary battle against the Germans.
New Jersey Couple Honored With Flag, Purple Heart For Service During World War IIA New Jersey couple received a special honor on Thursday, one that was decades in the making. The husband and wife were celebrated for their heroism in serving in World War II.
World War II Veteran From New Jersey Receives Purple Heart AwardThe presentation of the award, for being wounded in combat, was made by Rep. Bill Pascrell, who worked to correct the oversight.
Wounded Soldier's Salute In Hospital Bed Moves NationAn American soldier who was injured in Afghanistan has brought the nation to tears from his hospital room.
Purple Heart Returned To World War II Hero's Family On Long IslandThe medal was award to Staff Sgt. Arnold Haapala, originally from Elmont, who was killed in the invasion of Normandy during World War II.
Bronx Family Gets War Hero's Purple Heart 70 Years After His DeathCarmelo DiGregorio received the Purple Heart in 1943 after being severely wounded in the third battle of Guadalcanal.
Mineola World War II Vet Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart In CeremonyRay Vaz, 88, was belatedly presented with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star during an emotional ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy.
Second New York City Police Officer In 3 Days Charged With Driving DrunkA New York City police officer was arrested and charged with driving drunk in Queens Monday, police said.
Vietnam War Vet Continues The Fight For Purple Heart That He Earned In 1968Forty years after a battle that left him with a piece of shrapnel in his knee, a Vietnam War veteran is still fighting for his right to wear the Purple Heart medal that he earned during an indirect fire attack along the Laotian border in 1968.
Yankees Honor Purple Heart Marine And Bomb-Sniffing DogThe Yankees honored Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey and combat dog Sgt. Rex at Yankee Stadium before Sunday's game.
Wheelchair Of Injured Iraq War Veteran ReturnedChristopher Levi's wheelchair was discovered in the woods not far from his Holbrook home.
Suffolk Co. Police Offering Reward For Information In Theft Of Iraq War Veteran's WheelchairChris Levi discovered his $3,000 custom-made wheelchair with a Purple Heart and Army seal embroidered on the back, missing when he returned to his Mollie Boulevard home in Holbrook on Jan. 19.
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