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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 Terry Cheatham

How fitting that one of the proudest soldiers ever to wear the United States Army uniform left this earth on Memorial Day weekend 2015. Terry Lane Cheatham was born in 1940 in Baton Rouge, and passed away suddenly at his home in Breaux Bridge, La., on May 24, 2015. As a teen, Terry went to work for the Highway Department as a messenger boy and thirty-eight years later, he retired as the District Bridge Maintenance and Inspection Supervisor for District 61, which encompasses 9 parishes. A...
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