Purple Heart

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Synonyms for Purple Heart

a United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action

a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative

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Cadbury Dairy Milk, with its proposition of Kuch Achha Ho Jaaye, Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye, decided to act on this by arming the youth with a simple weapon to silence the bully - a Purple Heart emoji.
All Purple Heart recipients and their families are welcome.
According to the Association of the United States Army, more than 1.5 million Purple Hearts were manufactured in anticipation of the casualties in World War II.
Secretary Wilkie testifies that VA will accelerate disability benefits claims processing for Purple Heart Medal recipients.
Record Our Heroes winner Stu was stunned by the gesture from ex-soldier Miles, who won three Purple Hearts after being injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.
And that's an impossible task for this body." The Tyler Republican also questioned what the cost would be to the cities who would lose property tax revenues from Purple Heart recipients' properties.
The Military Order of The Purple Heart also has a specific change in mind for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Alagon was posthumously awarded a Purple Heart but it was lost in the aftermath of the World War II, the Embassy said.
12 to complete a project or make a donation directly to Purple Heart Homes.
Bratton called a recent episode with Trump and a Purple Heart award "appalling." At a Virginia rally Tuesday Trump told the crowd that a veteran supporter presented to him a Purple Heart - given to soldiers wounded in combat - as a gift. 
Congress passed a defense policy bill Friday evening that includes a provision making victims of the attacks at the Texas Army post eligible for the Purple Heart. The award given to military personnel wounded in battle also offers increased retirement benefits.
Constructed on land donated by the town, the effort was driven by leadership from the town manager and council, the Rotary Club and Purple Heart Homes.
Steven Wilson, who grew up in Springfield, received the Purple Heart on Jan.
The Purple Heart is the oldest military decoration being awarded and was designed by Gen.
For military merit; recipients of the purple heart.