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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 Russell Williams

A Beloved, husband, father, and grandfather, Russell Lee Williams, age 81, passed away July 24, 2016 with his family by his side. Russ, as he preferred to be called, was born August 10,1934, the forth of six children of Forrest J. and Ione C. (Reed) Williams of Lansing, Mi. He went to Eastern high school before enlisting in the United States Army during the Korean War where he served in the Pacific Theater. After Korea he was stationed in Hawaii as a Search and Rescue paratrooper for several...
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