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Two photos of the purple heart heros, horse Sergeant Reckless and dog Sergeant Stubby

TWO PURPLE HEART RECIPIENTS WHO RISKED THEIR HIDES FOR FREEDOM

Some 1.8 million brave souls have received Purple Heart Medals in the 246-year history of the American military. On this National Purple Heart Day, count among them a pair of four-legged sergeants who earned two each. Yes, two animals have received Purple Hearts for their wartime wounds: A dog named Sergeant Stubby during World War […]

CalVet Honors Purple Heart Veterans

In honor of Purple Heart Day, CalVet recognizes all of the men and women who were wounded or killed while serving in our nation’s armed forces. Hear a message from our Secretary, Dr. Vito Imbasciani.