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Purple Heart Memorial Unveiled At Wounded Warrior Battalion-East Barracks

The Purple Heart Memorial reads "My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime."



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This work, Purple Heart Memorial Unveiled At Wounded Warrior Battalion-East Barracks [Image 1 of 6], by Cpl Charles Clark, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.11.2013

Date Posted:10.16.2013 13:49

Photo ID:1035447

VIRIN:131011-M-OY184-006

Resolution:1876x1055

Size:414.5 KB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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