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Mesothelioma Awareness Day: How This Disease Continues to Impact Veterans

Every 26th of September, Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD) is recognized as a day to spread information about this rare disease and educate people about the dangers of its only known cause, asbestos exposure. Of the nearly 3,000 Americans diagnosed with... Continue Reading →

Social Security Benefits & Veterans

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits the Same Time as VA Benefits If you are a veteran who is disabled, you may qualify for both Veterans Administration (VA) benefits and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) administered through the Social Security Administration (SSA). While both... Continue Reading →

Daniel Prigge: Surviving the Hits

The Purple Heart Foundation connects with Purple Heart recipients to share their unforgettable stories of valor. Here on the Purple Heart Foundation blog, you will read about the personal experiences of some of our heroes. These veterans have proudly served... Continue Reading →

Help last “Navajo Code Talkers” This Memorial Day!

After the recent passing of 97 year old Navajo Code Talker, Fleming Begaye Sr., the Navajo Nation will be doing something special to honor the service and sacrifice of their veteran community. This Memorial Day the Navajo Nation in Rock... Continue Reading →

THE HONOR OF A WARRIOR

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 →

“Never Give Up, Never Surrender” – By JP Lane

My name is Justin Lane, aka JP Lane. Many people have their own reasoning for joining the military, mine is probably similar to most my age, in 2001, watching the twin towers fall. I was reminded of that feeling when... Continue Reading →

The Final Goodbye

A teary-eyed, George W. Bush, said his final goodbye to his father, George H.W. Bush Sr. and former 41st President of the United States, while giving his eulogy at the National Cathedral last Wednesday, December 5th.  The former President passed... Continue Reading →

The Real Story of Veteran’s Day

...The 11th hour... ...On the 11th day... ...Of the 11th month... Hostility ceased in this moment back in 1918 marking the end of World War I. Armistice Day was then celebrated on the 11th day of November to commemorate the... Continue Reading →

PTSD Awareness Day

Today the Purple Heart Foundation posts this article in an effort to spread awareness of PTSD Awareness Day and the serious causes, symptoms, treatments associated with PTSD.

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