Purple Heart Banquet

Honorees sought for Purple Heart banquet WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation is looking for military veterans who have received the Purple Heart award to be honored at its sixth annual banquet Aug. 9 at the Wake Forest Presbyterian Church. The foundation is...
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Wounded warriors honored at annual dinner

Wars change, but the challenge to care for veterans remains the same. By David Leone WAKE FOREST — Command Sgt. Major Francis DeBois Jr. tells a story of seeing good friends blown apart, of going back to find and recover them and suffering a mortar wound himself, lacerating his...

Sponsors needed for annual Purple Heart Dinner

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Members of the Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation are gearing up for their fifth annual show of appreciation of hometown heroes. Each year, the committee recognizes area soldiers and veterans who have earned a Purple Heart, having served and...