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May 16, 2014

A Purple Heart moment on Armed Forces Day

Fort Jackson Commanding General Brig. Gen. Bradley Becker was one of the speakers Friday at The Military Order of the Purple Heart of South Carolina's annual convention in downtown Columbia this weekend.

Fort Jackson Commanding General Brig. Gen. Bradley Becker was one of the speakers Friday at The Military Order of the Purple Heart of South Carolina's annual convention in downtown Columbia this weekend.

This four day convention is hosting more than a hundred distinguished veterans from South Carolina who have earned the Purple Heart, a designation reserved exclusively for those who have been wounded in combat. Friday happened to be Armed Forces Day.

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