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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 Gerald Preston

Gerald R. Preston "Jerry", 81, a resident of Glen Burnie for more than 44 years, passed away on August 19, 2017. He was born on August 18, 1936, in Jackson, Michigan, to the late Betty and Ray Preston. Jerry spent more than 20 years in the U.S. Army, where he was awarded many decorations, including the Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Several Army Commendation Medal, The Purple Heart Medal, and Good Conduct Medal with six knots. He retired in 1974 after serving in...
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