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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 Gruette

Richard L. Gruette Richard L. Gruette, 77, passed into eternal life on May 14, 2019, with his wife, Frances, by his side. He was born in Snyder, Texas, on February 19, 1942. He graduated from Roswell High in 1960 and enlisted in the army in October of that year. He entered the Bootstraps program in 1966, obtained his BS in education from NMSU in 1969, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in August. Richard was severely wounded in Viet Nam on June 5, 1970, when he thwarted an...
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