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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 Richard Hansen, Sr.

Richard "Dick" J. Hansen, 74, a resident of Atlantic, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home. The son of Oscar Frederick and Versa Mae Eagan Hansen, he was born Dec. 31, 1939, in Hamlin. He was united in marriage to Martha Ann Rogers, June 24, 1962, in Atlantic. Richard was a retired First Sergeant in the US Army and served during both Vietnam and Korea. He received two Purple Heart medals, the Air Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Bronze Star (first oak leaf...
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