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Honoring the first dog to be awarded the Purple Heart

On this day in 1942, the U.S. Army officially started its K-9 Corps, which featured a legendary canine war hero that was awarded the Purple …

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Lead Story DOD official: Nuclear Posture Review emphasizes capabilities, deters nuclear use<p>Featured Video Did you say an Olympic Soldier bobsled team?<p>…

‘Hometown Hero:’ Medal of Honor winner gives heartfelt speech after statue unveiling

By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog<p>SANTA FE – Before he was a hometown hero, Sgt. First Class Leroy Petry was a failing high school student.<p>In a …

U.S. Marine vet: Employing veterans is not charity

The gap that exists between veterans and employers during the job hunt is a continuing issue, but offering positions to former service members …

Here Are 5 Living Medal Of Honor Recipients That Will Make You Rethink Courage And Sacrifice

On Monday, Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter received the Medal of Honor at the White House for his service in Afghanistan, recognized for sprinting into enemy fire to save an injured comrade.<p>In the spirit of honoring military heroism, The Huffington Post chose to highlight the service of heroes among us: …

Study: Rising Military Suicide Rate Not Linked To Deployment

A new study published in <i>The Journal of the American Medical Association</i> says the rising number of suicides in the military cannot be blamed on deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. But other studies say there is a link and many researchers caution that the factors leading to suicide are complex and …


VCU gets $62 million to study military brain injuries

A self-portrait by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Chandler, a Huntington Beach, Calif. native in the U.S. Navy. Chandler took an image of himself …


Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war veteran

WASHINGTON— PresidentObamaon Monday awarded Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military citation, making him the fifth living veteran of the Afghanistan or Iraq conflicts to be awarded the medal for acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.<p>At a<p>White …


TRICARE Changes Policy on ABA Coverage: What You Need to Know - Friendship Circle - Special Needs Blog

TRICARE is the health insurance program for the Department of Defense (DoD) which covers military personnel and their families. According to Autism …

Medal of Honor recipient urges support for PTSD

Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, who fought valiantly in a nightmarish Afghanistan battle, lives with post-traumatic stress disorder and asks the public to understand the disorder and its effect on troops.<p>August 26, 2013|By Alexei Koseff<p>President Obama awards Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the Medal of Honor …


PTSD affects both veterans and their children

By | Posted Feb 4th, 2013 @ 8:21am<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Recent reports show that efforts to help veterans in need of crisis intervention are working. But …

Soldier recovering from brain injury gets Silver Star, re-enlists to help others

A Fort Campbell soldier who suffered a traumatic brain injury has received the Silver Star, the military's third highest medal for valor, for his actions to help evacuate wounded troops during a mission in Afghanistan in 2010.<p>After receiving the medal on Friday at the installation on the …

Hire A Veteran Today: Here's Why

<i>“Charlie Mike”—Continue the Mission—a term every veteran knows.</i><p>In the military, no plan survives contact with the enemy. So what do veterans do when things don’t go as planned? <i>Charlie Mike:</i> Accomplish objectives by any means necessary.<p>Here’s news of an excellent program that helps both veterans and …

Empire State Building to be lit purple for Warren County veteran organization

The Military Order of the Purple Heart chapter based in Warren and Hunterdon counties successfully applied to have The Empire State Building lit up …

1st Badges of Military Merit 1782

The General ever desirous to cherish virtuous ambition in his soldiers, as well as to foster and encourage every species of Military merit, directs that whenever any singularly meritorious action is performed, the author of it shall be permitted to wear on his facings over the left breast, the figure of a heart in purple cloth, or silk, edged with narrow lace or binding. Not only instances of unusual gallantry, but also of extraordinary fidelity and essential service in any way shall meet with …

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<b>“Just give me the aspirin. I already got a Purple Heart.”</b>

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1932 PH Medal

1932 PH Medal<p>The Purple Heart Medal is awarded for being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States or as a result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed forces.<p>moph-smr: Amazing Early Edition Purple Heart Medal. Probably one that had the serial number stamped on its edge. #purple heart #moph