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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 Fred Porter

John Fred Porter, 95 years of age, passed away peacefully at his beloved Owl Creek Ranch, near Shoup, Idaho on Friday, July 22, 2016. John Fred Porter was born on March 31, 1921 in Tampa, Florida. He attended school in Tampa and Texas. In December, 1939 Fred enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served as a Staff Sergeant until completing Primary, Basic, and Advanced Pilot training in 1942, then attaining the rank of Captain. Fred flew 155 combat missions in various fighter aircraft...
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