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KDLT: Someone You Should Know

August 20, 2019

By Tom Hanson August 7, 2019 “Purple Heart recipients from all over the country met in new Windsor, New York for a special gathering. It’s called the Purple Heart Patriot Mission #1. It’s a lot like the honor flights, only this one focuses on those who were wounded in battle and received a Purple Heart

North Brunswick Sentinel: Local Resident to Attend Purple Heart Ceremony

August 20, 2019

By JENNIFER AMATO Published August 6, 2019 “The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Inc. is providing an all-expenses-paid trip, sponsored by American Airlines, bringing together Purple Heart recipients from each state to salute their courage and sacrifice through a series of tours and ceremonies at the U.S. Military Academy West Point, historic Washington’s Headquarters,

Pine Bluffs Post: Purple Heart Day

August 20, 2019

By Penny Merryfield August 1, 2019 “On August 7, 1782, General George Washington – then the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army – established the Purple Heart award, originally designated as the Badge of Military Merit…” Read More

The Buffalo News: 3-Time Purple Heart Recipient Honored as Purple Heart Day Apporaches

August 20, 2019

“…more recognition will come to yet another area veteran. Dennis Kulczyk, a North Tonawanda resident and Purple Heart recipient from service in Vietnam, has been selected to attend the inaugural Purple Heart Patriot Mission, a series of events honoring 50 Purple Heart recipients, representing each of the states.” Read More