The Purple Heart medal is presented to service members who have been wounded or killed as a result of enemy action while serving in the U.S. military. A Purple Heart is a solemn distinction and means a service member has greatly sacrificed themselves, or paid the ultimate price, while in the line of duty.
Dedicated to All Men and Women Wounded in All Our Wars
Combat and Wounded Veterans
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
29° 25.438′ N, 98° 29.639′ W. Marker is near 300 Dolorosa, San Antonio TX 78205. View Map