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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 Ronald Piercey

Ronald D. Piercey Del City - Ronald D. Piercey, 75, of Del City, OK, passed away on May 4, 2021. He was born on January 9, 1946 in Memphis, TN to Ernest C. and Thelma L. Piercey. Shortly after his birth, his family returned to Oklahoma where he resided until his death. Upon graduating from Del City High School, he joined the U.S. Army in 1965. He served with the 3rd Battalion, 30th Artillery as a Field Artillery Basic where he earned sharpshooter status. While in Vietnam, he was injured...
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