Honoring Our Combat Wounded: The Purple Heart

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    National Purple Heart Day is August 7 and honors those who have been injured or killed in action while serving in the United States military. The Award was first established and conveyed by General George Washington in 1782. As we approach this year’s observance, join American Family Association Assistant Digital Media Editor Dr. Robert Youngblood and Virginia War Memorial Education Director Jim Triesler for a conversation about the history of our nation’s oldest military award.

    Although free, register early for this ONLINE ONLY event: vawarmemorial.org/events

    Registration: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eeX65bcQRxOB8S3HSy1JtA

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