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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 Alvin Brown Jr.

Brown, Jr., Alvin Judson "Jud," "J.B.," "A.J." of Baton Rouge, LA, died on July 25, 2015. He was born in Bossier City, LA, and graduated from Istrouma High School in 1969. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps as Corporal, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines Regiment, 1st Marine Division, from Aug 1969-March 1971 in Vietnam. He received the Purple Heart, Rifle Expert Badge and Combat Action Ribbon. He was Past President of VVA Chapter 488 and Past Commander of VFW Post 3784 in Baton Rouge. He was...
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