Former Army Airborne member Tom Lane salutes after placing a wreath at the base of the Purple Heart Monument at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on Friday afternoon. The event was part of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
Former Army Airborne member Tom Lane salutes after placing a wreath at the base of the Purple Heart Monument at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on Friday afternoon. The event was part of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
Former Army Airborne member Tom Lane salutes after placing a wreath at the base of the Purple Heart Monument at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island on Friday afternoon. The event was part of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.

Purple Heart recipients honored with a day of their own

August 07, 2009 12:00 AM

UPDATED August 07, 2009 07:55 PM

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