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Zachariah Fike

This Veteran Has Returned 100 Purple Heart Medals To Families

AP | Posted 08.08.2014 | Good News

DENVER (AP) — His labor of love began with an effort to find the owner of a Purple Heart that was given to him as a gift. Since then, Zachariah F...

World War II Aviator's Lost Purple Heart Is Returning To His Family's Hands

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

-- Gordon H. Yates was a tall, skinny redhead who joined the Navy during World War II when he was 17. Two years later, the young aviator was dead, be...

Man 'Flabbergasted' When Purple Heart Is Returned After 70 Years

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- When Army Cpl. George Hemphill returned to North Carolina from fighting in World War II, he tried to put the horrors of life as an in...

Should Veterans' Purple Hearts Be Bought And Sold?

Posted 09.20.2012 | Impact

Since the Supreme Court reversed a seven-year-old ban on buying and selling Purple Hearts, merchants have enjoyed a boom in business among collectors ...

LOOK: Veteran Reunites Families With Lost Medals

The Huffington Post | Riddhi Shah and Kevin Corley | Posted 07.18.2012 | Good News

Vermont Army National Guard captain Zachariah Fike knows how to go above and beyond the call of duty. However, his most notable mission has occurred ...