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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 Ambrose Chavez

Ambrose V. Chavez Ambrose V. Chavez, age 97, beloved father, grandfather, and brother, passed away peacefully, Friday, January 11, 2019, in Houston, TX. He was a resident of Albuquerque, NM, and was currently living in Houston, TX. Ambrose graduated from Albuquerque High School in 1939, then went on to join the United States Army serving his country during World War II; and was a Purple Heart recipient. He retired after 31 years of service with the United States Postal service. Ambrose...
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