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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 Gary McDowell

KEYSER - Gary Arnold McDowell, 69 of Keyser, WV, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.  Born on July 20, 1947 in Keyser, WV, he was a son of the late Maxwell A. and Flora Marie (High) McDowell Whipp. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Ann (Taylor) McDowell.  Mr. McDowell was a 1965 graduate of Keyser High School. After High School, he served in the US Army during the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He...
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