Tag Archives: Purple Heart Veterans

U.S. Postal Service announces new release of Purple Heart stamp

The U.S. Postal Service announced that they will be releasing a new Purple Heart stamp that will be made available at post offices this Friday. According to an article published by Stars and Stripes, “The Purple Heart is given to servicemembers killed or wounded by enemy actions. The new stamp, a tribute to the sacrifices […]

Disability claims by Purple Heart veterans will now be prioritized.

Last week, Veterans Affairs secretary Robert Wilkie announced that disability claims by veterans who earned a Purple Heart will now be prioritized amongst other requests saying, ‚ÄúThose who hold…the recognition of wounds taken in battle, will now receive priority consideration when it comes to claims,” Effective on April 1st, the new policy follows existing department […]