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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 Hodge

A 92-year journey on earth ended November 26, 2014 and an eternal life in Heaven began. Chester's life began on November 27, 1922 in the small town of Vichy, Missouri. He was the second of fourteen children born to Aaron and Josie Hodge. At the age of 16, he joined the "Three C's" and spent most of his time in St. Louis. World War II began and in March 1943, he volunteered to serve with the Marine Corp. He went to the training base for 4th Marine Division in Camp Pendleton, California. He...
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