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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 Estel Brown

Estel Richard Brown, 69, of Bellflower, Ill., passed away Dec. 8, 2017. He couldn't have been in a better place, out hunting with his brother and one of his closest friends. "Dick" was born April 27, 1948 to Estel Ernest Brown and Geneva Dorcas Brown (Davis) in Troy, Indiana. He attended Gibson City High School before moving to the Quad Cities and graduating from Moline High School in 1967. Dick served with the U.S. Army for two years, 11 months of that in Vietnam 1968-69. He was part of...
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