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An American soldier mans a machine gun during World War I. (Three Lions/Getty Images)

Family Of World War I Vet Gets Dad’s Purple Heart

Cpl. John Demag of Vermont earned the medal during fighting in France in 1918. His 79-year-old son accepted it.

07/09/2014

File photo of a Purple Heart medal. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

WWII Vet Receives Purple Heart After Being Wounded More Than 70 Years Ago

A local World War II veteran received a Purple Heart medal on Friday, more than 70 years after he was wounded in the South Pacific.

07/05/2013

Joe Lieberman, April, 2012 (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images News)

Lieberman Proposes Making Fort Hood Shooting Victims Eligible For Purple Heart

Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman is proposing a measure making the victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage eligible for the Purple Heart..

05/09/2012