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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 WALTER HUTCHIN

    WALTER JAMES HUTCHIN   December 14, 1921 - January 11, 2014   Professional Engineer, Lt. Col. (Retired), formerly of Falls Church VA, passed peacefully after 92 years of an exemplary life. A June '43 graduate of USMA, he served as a combat engineer in both WWII and the Korean War, earning a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. A member of the Corps of Engineers, he was happiest building roads, dams, and making maps; he produced the 1st topographical map of Cuba,...
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