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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 James Parker Jr.

LAS VEGAS, NV - Sandhills native James Earl Parker Jr. was one of the CIA's longest serving covert operations officers, serving for 34 years. He also served 3 years in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam where he was wounded and received the Purple Heart with 'V' device. Cancer did what his country's enemies could not, ending a dedicated life October 9, 2018 while in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ironic, as most of his life had been a successful gamble in the service of his country....
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