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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 Ken Kruse

KENNETH KRUSE Dearly loved his country, his family, and above all, God. Colonel Kenneth Kruse, United States Air Force (RET), peacefully passed away at home on February 28, 2015, after a brief illness. Ken was born in La Porte City, Iowa, on October 5, 1923. He graduated from La Porte City High School where he met and eventually married his beloved wife Emmogene Kruse. After high school, Ken joined the Air Force and enjoyed a long career as a command pilot with over 5,000 flying hours. With...
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