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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Calvin Swats

Calvin L. Swats Age: 91 • Staunton, VA Calvin Lee Swats, 91, widower of Louise R. Swats, of Staunton, went to be with the Lord and his wife, Louise Swats of 68 years, on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Legacy at North Augusta. Mr. Swats was born on March 21, 1926 in Hinton, West Virginia to the late James A. and Iona (Stover) Swats of Swoope. He attended Beverley Manor High School. He was a veteran of the US Navy, serving in World War II and the Korean War with the Underwater...
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