PFC Bruce Baker Memorial Ride

July 11, 2015

On Saturday 25 July 2015, Purple Hearts Reunited (PHR) will partner with the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) to honor a Vietnam War veteran and former Vermont resident PFC Bruce Allan Baker. After a memorial ride beginning at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Sharon, VT and continuing along the National…

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Memorial Day Fundraiser 2015

April 30, 2015

This Memorial Day, please consider joining forces with Purple Hearts Reunited to return valor to veterans and military families whose hard-earned military medals have gone missing. We are working to raise $3000 this Memorial Day in order to return three veterans’ lost or stolen medals this summer. You can help…

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PHR Receives Grant from MOPH Service Foundation

April 14, 2015

Purple Hearts Reunited is pleased to announce that it has received a grant award from the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation, for the express purposes of purchasing and rescuing Purple Heart medals, and repatriating them to the Purple Heart recipients or his/her family. This $50,000 grant will…

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Adding Lost Hearts & Connecting the Dots

April 9, 2015

Every time Purple Hearts Reunited appears in the news, we receive a flush of emails and phone calls. We hear from people who are desperately searching for their loved one’s medals… “My grandfather received four Purple Hearts during WWII; unfortunately my father’s house was looted after Hurricane Katrina and most…

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In Memoriam: MSGT Clyde A. MacDonald

March 31, 2015

It is with great sadness that we inform our PHR family that MSGT (R) Clyde A. MacDonald, nephew of a WWII Purple Heart recipient we honored in 2013, passed away on 23 March 2015. Clyde was a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was grateful to receive…

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Ernest H. Wright

March 4, 2015

Purple Hearts Reunited received Ernest H. Wright’s lost Purple Heart from a woman in New York. The veteran had no known relation to this woman’s family, but was somehow acquired over the years. The medal is a Type 1A (1932-1940), WWI-era Purple Heart, with the serial number “32823.” There were…

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2014 Annual Report Available

January 22, 2015

Purple Hearts Reunited is proud to make their 2014 Annual Report available to the public. Inside the report you’ll find some of last year’s highlights: 2014 Medal Returns & Roll of Honor American Red Cross Military Hero Award Daughters of the American Revolution Awards Our Donors & Supporters Purple Hearts…

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