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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 Gerald Coffee

Highly decorated photo reconnaissance pilot, seven-year Vietnam War POW, renowned speaker and author, loving husband and father, Captain Gerald "Jerry" Coffee, USN (Ret.), died of heart failure on November 13, 2021, in Alexandria, VA, surrounded by family. He was 87. He and wife Susan have called Hawaii home for 40+ years. A loving husband and father, Jerry is survived by children Kimberley Isaak, Steve, David, and Jerry Coffee, Jr.; step-children, Joy Ditto Hill and Kyle Ditto; 10...
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