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Two to receive Purple Heart after Little Rock shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — United States Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Representative French Hill said the U.S. Army will award the Purple Heart to two soldiers who were shot outside an Army recruiting station in Little Rock. 138 more words

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Goodnight Soldier

Our Veteran Has Gone

His battle is over.

His war has ended.

And now he’s gone.

One more soldier.

One more old man.

One more willing to sacrifice. 33 more words

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Fort Hood Casualties Awarded Purple Hearts and Defense of Freedom Medals

10 April 2015, FORT HOOD, TEXAS. On Friday, 10 April 2015, the surviving wounded from the 5 November 2009 shooting rampage of former Army Major Nidal Hassan, together with the families of those he killed, gathered at Fort Hood to receive Purple Heart and Defense of Freedom medals.   359 more words

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Pa. Lawmakers Eye More Penalties For Faking Military Records

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state senators are advancing a bill to expand penalties for people who falsely represent their military record for their personal benefit. 125 more words

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Vietnam War vet's license plate request denied, deemed too offensive

ST. GEORGE, Utah – Vietnam War veteran Arnold Breitenbach said he only wanted to commemorate his military service on this license plate. But because Breitenbach served in 1969, the Utah Tax Commission said, “no.” 330 more words

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utah dmv to soldger: no we will not give you a personalized plate

A utah man says that he was denighed his request for a personalized license-plate because of the number he chose.
“Arnold Breitenbach of St. George sought a license plate with the designation CIB-69, representing the Combat Infantryman’s Badge he received and the year he was awarded the Purple Heart,” the AP reports. 185 more words

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