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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 Lamar Shaw

Lamar Myers Shaw, age 79, of Oscoda passed away on Aug. 15, 2016. He was born on Dec. 11, 1936 in Detroit to the late John and Evelyn Shaw. Prior to moving to Oscoda, Lamar was a resident of St. Clair Shores. He was a true American hero having served from 1954 to 1974 in the United States Army. Lamar served tours as Special Forces "in country" for both the Korean and the Vietnam Wars. He earned the Silver Star and Purple Heart commendations and qualified Airborne during his Army career. ...
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