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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 L. Rector

Visitation services will be held for L. Wayne Rector, 64, of Nacogdoches, Texas, on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Laird Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Mr. Rector passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Oklahoma. He was born Jan. 25, 1950, in Beaumont, Texas, the son of Leo and Agnes Rector. His family later moved to Woden, Texas, where he graduated from Woden High School. In September 1968, he voluntarily joined the Army and served our country well for 11 years. He served two terms in Vietnam...
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