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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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10/13/2014

Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Robert Gallagher

Commander Sergeant Major Robert Gallagher has died at 52, according to a post by the US Army 3rd Infantry Division. Gallagher was a decorated soldier and Army Ranger, taking part in combat operations in Iraq and Somalia, the latter with the 75th Ranger Regiment. During his time in Somalia, Gallagher took part in a major combat operation that later inspired the book and film Black Hawk Down . He was awarded two Purple Hearts, the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Bronze Star with "V" device, as well as...
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