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Purple Heart Day
National Purple Heart Day honors the men and women who have been wounded or killed in military service.
The holiday was first observed in 2014, is considered an unofficial observance meaning that businesses, government offices etc. do not close on this day.
People take the time to listen to soldiers and veterans and learn more about their life stories and their military service.
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#Repost @greenberetfoundation ・・・ On August 7th, 1782, the Purple Heart, formerly known as the Badge for Military Merit, was created by General George Washington. Purple Heart Day commemorates the creation of the Purple Heart and honors the men and women who are of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Join us as we honor and recognize our nation's Purple Heart recipients. #specialforces #greenberet #greenberetfoundation #purpleheart #purpleheartday #quietprofessionals #deoppressoliber