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World War I

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 →

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A First For Everything

On August 13 in 1918, the United States Marine Corps opened its doors,allowing for the enlistment of women, so that they may join in the efforts of World War I. On that day, over 300 women enlisted. First in line... Continue Reading →

Henry Johnson: The Story of an Unsung Hero

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!

Patton & York: Heroes from the Meuse-Argonne Offensive

The #PurpleHeartFoundation is committed to assisting all #veterans and their families, including those who help keep our country safe from threats abroad. You can support the men and women who fight for our country by making a one-time or monthly #pledge today. Your support is greatly appreciated, and you can be the difference in the life of a veteran.

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