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  • Weekly Update: 72,000 New Clinton Docs!

    10/28/2017 9:42:03 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 27, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    The FBI Recovered 72,000 Pages of Clinton Records – Court Orders Explanation on Processing Judicial Watch Helps Grieving Father Fight for Purple Heart for his Son Border Agency Computers Can’t Screen Harmful Aliens The FBI Recovered 72,000 Pages of Clinton Records – Court Orders Explanation on Processing President Trump’s efforts to drain the Washington swamp are being seriously hindered by Deep State, particularly in the State and Justice Departments. As an example, the State Department just revealed in a federal court hearing that it has yet to process 40,000 of 72,000 pages of Hillary Clinton records that the FBI...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Purple Heart Established 235 Years Ago ~ 07 August 2017

    08/06/2017 5:14:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 75 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ The Purple Heart Medal … 235 Years Old! Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. President Trump awarded a Purple Heart to Army Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos on April 22 at Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Barrientos was wounded last month in Afghanistan and lost part of his right leg. The Purple Heart is an American decoration-the oldest military decoration in the world in present use and the first American award made available to...
  • Trump Awards Purple Heart to Veteran Injured in Afghanistan During First Visit to Walter Reed

    04/22/2017 2:38:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    KTLA-TV ^ | April 22, 2017 | CNN Wire
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday, where the President awarded the Purple Heart to a wounded soldier. Trump presented the medal to Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos and thanked him on behalf of himself and the first lady. Barrientos’ wife, Tammy, was present for the short ceremony. “When I heard about this, I wanted to do this myself,” Trump said as he placed the Purple Heart on the soldier’s lapel. “Congratulations. Tremendous.” The Purple Heart is awarded to American service members who are wounded or killed in combat. Barrientos was recently...
  • Fake Purple Heart recipient facing decades in prison

    08/29/2016 4:18:49 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 19 replies
    HotAir ^ | August 29, 2016 | Jazz Shaw
    I caught up with this story last week but didn’t bring it up before now, mostly because it was just too sad. The tale in question revolves around a court case featuring Darryl Lee Wright. Darryl volunteered to serve his country in the National Guard and was deployed to Iraq in 2005. While there, his vehicle was struck by an enemy rocket, injuring Mr. Wright physically and leaving him with severe PTSD to the point where he was completely crippled in terms of interacting with normal society. He was eventually awarded the Purple Heart and Combat Action Badge. Returning home...
  • DOJ: Vet's Purple Heart lies cost government $752,000

    08/27/2016 9:36:21 AM PDT · by oh8eleven · 18 replies
    AP ^ | August 25, 2016 | GENE JOHNSON
    Federal prosecutors say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq War cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000 — about three times what investigators cited when they first charged him with fraud in 2014.
  • Khan to Trump: 'Put that Purple Heart back'

    08/03/2016 5:55:09 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 166 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | Tue August 2, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer
    (CNN)Khizr Khan on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of dodging the Vietnam War draft, and said he shouldn't have accepted a Purple Heart given to him at a rally earlier in the day, deeming it the latest sign of his inability to empathize with parents of fallen soldiers. "You dodged the draft," Khan, a Muslim whose son was slain in the Iraq War, said of Trump to CNN's Anderson Cooper. "Put that Purple Heart back on that person's chest." A military veteran supporting Trump had gifted the Republican presidential nominee his Purple Heart, prompting Trump to say he "always wanted to...
  • VIDEO: Veteran gives Donald Trump his Purple Heart medal

    08/02/2016 9:30:33 AM PDT · by Kyle Olson · 14 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 8/2/2016 | Kyle Olson
    Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman has so much confidence in Donald Trump, he gave the presidential candidate his Purple Heart medal. “He handed me his Purple Heart,” Trump told an audience in Ashburn, Virginia. “I said to him, is that like the real one or is that a copy? And he said that’s my real Purple Heart,” Trump said. “I have such confidence in you,” Trump said Dorfman told him. He then invited Dorfman onto the stage to pose for a photo as the crowd chanted “USA! USA! USA!”
  • Veteran Gives Donald Trump His Purple Heart Medal 8/2/16

    08/02/2016 9:34:20 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/2/16
    Purple Heart Veteran gives Trump his Purple Heart.
  • Donald Trump says he ‘always wanted to get the Purple Heart’

    08/02/2016 11:14:16 AM PDT · by ObozoMustGo2012 · 62 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/2/2016 | Philip Bump
    The most potent moment of the Democratic convention last week was when Khizr Khan, father of an Army captain killed in Iraq in 2004, challenged Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States. "You have sacrificed nothing and no one," Khan said to Trump, holding aloft a copy of the Constitution that he suggested Trump read. Trump's immediate response was to criticize Khan and his wife, earning a number of rebukes from veterans and members of his own party. "There are certain sacrosanct subjects that no amount of wordsmithing can repair once crossed," said a statement from...
  • Retired Lt. Col. Gives His Purple Heart to Donald Trump

    08/02/2016 11:16:33 AM PDT · by drewh · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 1 hour ago | Jessica Chasmar
    A man Donald Trump introduced as retired Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman presented the Republican presidential nominee with his Purple Heart before a rally Tuesday in Virginia. “I said to him, ‘Is that like the real one, or is that a copy?” Mr. Trump recalled in his speech at a high school in Ashburn. He said the veteran assured him that the medal was real, saying, “I have such confidence in you.” “Man, that’s like big stuff,” Mr. Trump said. “I always wanted to get the Purple Heart — this was much easier. But I’ll tell you, it was such an...
  • Rangel: " As An American And As A Patriot" I Don't Think We Can Afford Trump

    03/03/2016 6:26:42 AM PST · by Biggirl · 67 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 3, 2016 | Pam Key
    On Fox New Channel’s “Your World” on Wednesday, while discussing a potential Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton presidential race, Rep. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) questioned what a potential Trump nomination could mean for the country.
  • Navy to award Purple Hearts to Chattanooga victims

    12/17/2015 3:09:36 AM PST · by Kartographer · 23 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 12/16/15 | By Regina F. Graham For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
    Navy officials say they are going to award the Purple Heart to four Marines and a sailor who were killed, and a Marine who was injured when a gunman attacked a Chattanooga reserve center this past summer. US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the decision Wednesday in a news release that also noted that the FBI and Naval Criminal Investigation Service determined the attack was inspired by a foreign terrorist group. That determination was necessary to bestow the award. The Purple Hearts will go posthumously to Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, Staff Sgt David Wyatt, Sgt Carson Holmquist,...
  • Photo of injured military dog with Purple Heart goes viral

    12/13/2015 10:16:48 PM PST · by windcliff · 16 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 12-14-15 | unknown
    A military K-9 injured in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan along with his military police officer partner now has a lot of support after a photo of the dog wearing a Purple Heart Medal in a hospital in Germany has gone viral, the Killeen Daily Herald reports. Spc. Andrew Brown, 22, and his military dog, Rocky, were searching a structure for explosive materials in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand Province Dec. 3 when the bomb exploded, the Texas newspaper reported Friday. ADVERTISEMENT “They were working with Special Operations Forces in an effort to identify explosive materials,” Army spokesman Sgt. Michal Garrett told...
  • Battle joined: Army panel backs WWII vet’s posthumous bid for Medal of Honor

    11/04/2015 2:35:30 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 4, 2015 | Greg Wilson
    The true story of Garlin Murl Conner’s heroism in the face of a Nazi onslaught might have gone to the grave with the soft-spoken Kentucky farmer if not for a chance phone call from another military man trying to piece together the last days of his uncle’s life. ***snip*** The bravery of Conner, who died in 1998 at the age of 79, is well-documented. The first lieutenant, who was wounded seven times, earned an incredible four Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, seven Purple Hearts and the Distinguished Service Cross for his World War II heroism. But it was what he...
  • Calvin Graham: The 12-year-old U.S. sailor at Guadalcanal

    10/26/2015 5:38:53 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 9 replies
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    The recent post about the Battle of Guadalcanal by Freeper DuncanWaring reminded me of Calvin Graham's story. Graham lied about his age to enlist, and was aboard the battleship South Dakota during the battle. He was wounded in action, and received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Graham was twelve years old at the time!
  • U.S. Airman Who Disarmed Train Gunman To Receive Purple Heart

    09/16/2015 12:37:05 PM PDT · by SteveinSATX · 38 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 14, 2015 | Yeganeh Torbati
    A U.S. airman who helped disarm a gunman on a Paris-bound train last month will receive a Purple Heart medal, the U.S. Air Force leader said on Monday, in an unusual award of the honor to a serviceman wounded while not in a combat zone. (snip) In addition to the Purple Heart, Stone will receive the Airman’s Medal, the Air Force’s highest non-combat award for bravery. The medals will be awarded at a ceremony at the Pentagon this week.
  • Sgt. Sullivan, killed in Chattanooga attack, went to aid fellow Marines when he was fatally shot

    07/18/2015 2:22:31 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 18 replies
    MassLive ^ | 7-17-2015 | Conor Berry
    SPRINGFIELD — He was a hero right to the end, according to those who served with Marine Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, one of four Marines killed in a deadly attack in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday, in what some officials are calling an ISIS-inspired attack. Sullivan, a Springfield native raised in East Forest Park, was running to save his wounded colleagues when he, too, was shot. He didn't survive. Known as "Gunny" to his fellow Marines, Sullivan "died a hero yesterday," Marine Sgt. Amanda Vincent told Sullivan's family, who gathered Friday at the Hampden home of his parents, Gerry and Betty...
  • Purple Heart recipient and 21-year-old just out of boot camp identified (Shorten)

    07/17/2015 7:46:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    DailyMail.co.uk ^ | July 17, 2015 | Ashley Collman,Wills Robinson,AP,Reuters
    Two of the Marines killed in the Thursday shooting at a Naval Reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee have been identified as 40-year-old Thomas J Sullivan and 21-year-old Skip Wells.
  • As Kerry Recalled His War Experience at End of Iran Talks, ‘Everyone Had Tears in Their Eyes’

    07/16/2015 7:42:28 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 53 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 7/15/16 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – In the closing minutes of the Iran nuclear negotiations in Vienna this week, Secretary of State John Kerry made a comment about having gone to war as a young man and not wanting to do so again, leaving everyone in the room, including the Iranians, with “tears in their eyes.” Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, the lead U.S. negotiator in the talks, recounted the moment while addressing the annual Generation Prague Conference at the State Department on Wednesday. Sherman said that in the final plenary session, with the media out of the room, each of...
  • Waco shooting: Purple Heart recipient among nine bikers killed

    05/21/2015 4:16:12 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 194 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday 21 May 2015 17.24 EDT | Associated Press in Waco
    One of nine bikers killed at a shootout outside a Texas restaurant was a Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient whose family members dispute police claims he was in a criminal group. An Associated Press review of Texas court records and a database maintained by the state department of public safety turned up no criminal history in Texas for Jesus Delgado Rodriguez, 65, of New Braunfels. And his son Vincent Ramirez told the San Antonio Express-News that he was not violent.