National Purple Heart Day 2023

Purple Heart Day is observed on August 7th each year.

It commemorates the sacrifices and service of military personnel wounded or killed in action.

The Purple Heart medal was established by George Washington in 1782.

The medal is awarded to those who display bravery and valor in the face of adversity.

It is a heart-shaped badge with a purple background and a profile of George Washington.

The medal's purpose is to honor those who have shown exceptional courage and dedication.

Purple Heart Day serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made by veterans and their families.

On this day, ceremonies and events are held to pay tribute to these heroes and their contributions.

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