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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 Alexander Ruggiero

HAYES - Colonel Alexander S. Ruggiero, USMC, (Retired), passed away December 13, 2017, at his home. He enlisted in the Marines in 1946 and served until 1978. As a young man, he joined the New York Guard, Navy (V-12A) program with a dream to become a Marine pilot. In the summer of 1946, WWII ended, the need for flight training was reduced, so he was discharged. Two months later he enlisted in the USMC and was sent to Paris Island boot camp. After boot camp he was assigned to MCAS Cherry Point...
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