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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 James Foster

FOSTER James Craig, 91, died peacefully at Thomson-Hood Veterans Center on August 3, 2017. Craig had served in the 100th division of the Army in World War II and was a purple heart recipient. He had been an active member of Park United Methodist Church, the Lexington Singers, the Kiwanis Club, Mid-American Orchid Society, and Blue Grass Orchid Society. He was an owner/partner for 45 years in Bluegrass Orchids. Craig was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Bettye K. Foster, parents ED...
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