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In the Army
27-SEP-2008 LynnH

In the Army

Swartz Creek, Michigan

My dad was in the Army, and served in the Korean war. He was wounded but never got his Purple Heart. His records were lost in a big fire in Missouri 40 years ago,
and so they've refused to give him his medal. I had always hoped he would get it before he dies. He's 81 and time is running out.

Sometimes the VA sucks.

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Lin Chia-Yi05-Dec-2008 15:03
Nice shot!
Art Rodriguez18-Nov-2008 14:01
That's really sad what the Army has done. As you know I was in the military once so I know how they work.
iamjv05-Nov-2008 12:59
Touching story Lynn... certainly a mis-justice! Jv