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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 Carlton Long

Long, Jr., Lt. Col. Carlton H. Ret. USAF 9/15/1920 - 8/28/2014 He spent his life serving God and country. Reared in Dallas, attended Crozier Tech and SMU. WWII combat pilot, 8th Army Air Force 534 Bomb Squadron. POW in Stalag Luft 3, 1943-1945 and Purple Heart. Served from 1946-1963 in Strategic Air Command as Aircraft Commander and Deputy Operations Commander, piloting B-52 nuclear ballistic missile planes and B-47s. Highly decorated veteran including 4 oak leaf clusters. He returned to...
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