EDWARD A. CARTER JR. (1916–1963) As Black History Month comes to an end, the Purple Heart Foundation honors the exemplary heroism, unmatched determination and commendable bravery of a young African American soldier. His actions were profound for a soldier of... Continue Reading →
On March 1st, 2018 two friends, Matt Andersen & Trevor Stephens, began their journey, a “Walk Across America,” that would take a little over 6 months and raise awareness and money for a charity of their choosing. We only learned... Continue Reading →
When you think of the military one word that comes to most people’s mind is “brotherhood”. But what happens when a woman is thrown into the mix? Does that change the dynamic of the team? Does that mean there could... Continue Reading →
In honor of Black History Month, the Purple Heart Foundation wanted to highlight the incredible and honorable service of Colin Powell, a United States statesman and a retired Four-Star General in the United States Army. On April 5, 1937 in... Continue Reading →
In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, the #PurpleHeartFoundation wants to reflect on the service and sacrifice of Henry Johnson, the first known African American to receive the #PurpleHeartMedal. The Purple Heart Foundation honors all veterans for their sacrifice. To show your support for #veterans like Henry Johnson, make your pledge today!