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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 Richard Thaxton

HAMPTON - Richard D. Thaxton, 65, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Richard was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a resident of Hampton. He was a member of Bethel Temple in Hampton. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Marines as a LCpl and served during the Vietnam conflict. During his military career he received 3 citations for the Purple Heart and belonged to the Purple Chapter 607. He enjoyed history, museums, travel, and was an avid reader. Richard was preceded in death by his mother,...
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