Purple Heart

Joann Woodson
Courtesy of the Woodson family
Cherri Gregg
June 04, 2019 - 10:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There used to be a prevailing myth that no black men participated in D-Day — by far one of the most important days of World War II. But a closer look reveals that some African-American soldiers played a key role on Omaha Beach, and their stories still remain largely...
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Sgt. Justin Burdette is going to put 7,800 miles on the truck as he heads toward Spokane, Washington, for the Purple Heart Truck Run 2018.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
June 20, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A wounded combat veteran is passing through Philadelphia on a cross-country journey to raise awareness for Purple Heart recipients and their struggles. Sgt. Justin Burdette parked his purple pickup truck outside the Museum of the American Revolution for a meet and...
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A family in Utah have been looking for their father's medal collection for months after it was stolen from their mother's home.
KPTV via CNN
May 28, 2018 - 12:06 am
Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A Korean war veteran’s Purple Heart was found by an Oregon family and reunited with the hero’s daughter on Saturday. A family in Utah have been looking for their father’s medal collection for months after it was stolen from their mother’s home. Well, the purple heart turned...
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