Purple Heart stamp will be unveiled June 3

Purple Heart stamp will be unveiled June 3 The Sioux Falls Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical and Regional Office Center and the U.S. Postal Service invites all Purple Heart recipients, veterans of all eras, and the general public to a special ceremony to unveil the new Purple Heart stamp. This ceremony will be held June 3 at 2 p.m. in the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center Auditorium.

This commemorative stamp pays tribute to members of the U.S. armed forces who were wounded in war and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who were killed in action or died of wounds received in action. It is a specific combat decoration.

Purple Heart recipients and families of deceased recipients will receive special recognition during the program.

Refreshments will be served. The U.S. Post Office will have first day covers and other collectible memorabilia for sale.

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