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The Purple Heart Medal

November 19, 2011


    Army Regulation 600–8–22 2–8. Purple Heart a. The Purple Heart was established by General George Washington at Newburgh, New York, on 7 August 1782, during the Revolutionary War. It was reestablished by the President of the United States per War Department General Orders 3, 1932 and is currently awarded pursuant to Executive Order […]