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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 Richard Jimenez

Jimenez, Richard Lee Richard Lee Jimenez, 70, passed away on October 12, 2017, at his home in Lenexa, KS. Richard was born on April 15, 1947 in Anthony, KS, to Frank and Antonia Jimenez. After high school in Wichita, KS, Richard enlisted in the United States Navy. He served from 1964 to 1974. Richard did a tour in Vietnam patrolling on the riverboats where he earned a Purple Heart. Richard received several accommodations as an engine man on the USS Remora. Richard retired from BNSF Railroad...
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