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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 Walsh

Walsh, James J. "Jim" James J. "Jim" Walsh, 83, passed away on February 11, 2016, surrounded by his family. Jim was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was always intrigued by the southwest and moved to Albuquerque, where he met his wife of 65 years, Marcelina Romero. Shortly after marriage, he enlisted in the Army, served honorably during the Korean War, and was awarded three Purple Heart medals. After returning from the war, he worked in the Anaconda mines in Paguate. He started...
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