Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR (Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)

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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Many in my family have served and some died serving in the military ... I honor every single one.  As a veteran, anything "military" gives me a sense of pride and respect ... All gave some and some gave all.

On this National Purple Heart Day may we bow our heads in silence and remember all who paid the ultimate sacrifice for us.

Aug 07, 2019 07:19 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I greatly appreciate all military members, including my daughter, Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! I also have a great appreciation for our local law enforcement.

Aug 07, 2019 07:02 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes.

Aug 07, 2019 06:48 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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I didn't know.  War has left far too many surviving spouses, family members, friends and orphans.

Aug 07, 2019 06:38 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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I have several friends who have.

Aug 07, 2019 06:35 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I don't. None of my family were born here and our grands who were have chosen career paths other than the military.

Aug 07, 2019 06:30 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Yes. I do. So many pay the ultimate price.  

Aug 07, 2019 08:07 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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No Purple Hearts, just a shellback.

Aug 07, 2019 08:05 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

My husband's grandfather served in WWI and survived every major battle.  He received a great number of medals, was wounded in battle, but never got the purple heart due to wraping his wounds and continuing to fight. He was a tough guy at that time.

Aug 07, 2019 07:31 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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There are so many who are worthy of this fine award who are unknown

Aug 07, 2019 06:41 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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my uncle Johnny who died in Vietnam when I was 4.  And my husband is also a combat veteran with an injury, but no purple heart, but I'm very proud of his service.

Aug 07, 2019 08:23 AM
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Ray Stockwell
ZipperAgent - Boston, MA
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I had a cousin, now deceased,  in the Marine Corps, Master Gunnery Sergeant, James Travers.  He served in the Korean Conflict and in the Vietnam War.  He had four purple hearts.

My next door Neighbor is also a purple heart recipient.

Aug 07, 2019 07:56 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

No.  I have met Medal of Honor recipients, but no one with a Purple Heart medal. A

Aug 07, 2019 07:43 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
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I know people with Purple Hearts. It is a medal I'm glad I never received and my heart is with those that did as well as those who came back with mental wounds. There are not enough words...

Aug 08, 2019 05:56 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Yes and sadly, none survived to receive the award themselves. I am so appreciative to each and every man and woman who have served, whether they made the ultimate sacrifice or not - so that we can enjoy our freedoms. 

Aug 07, 2019 08:51 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! I knew someone earned Purple Heart Medal.

Aug 07, 2019 03:25 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Have had a number of family members serving but no one, to my knowledge at least, received the Purple Heart.

Aug 07, 2019 02:44 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
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I think Gary's Dad was given a purple heart in WWII.  He passed away long before I ever met Gary but I remember Gary talking about medals.

Aug 07, 2019 02:34 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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Many friends and relatives who have served, a few were injured, fortunately all but one are still alive.

Aug 07, 2019 02:22 PM
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Rose Mary Justice
Synergy Realty Pros - Dandridge, TN
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Not in my family.  My husband served in Viet Nam with many awards but not the Purple Heart.  In remembrance of all that did- Glad there is a day set aside for those special ones.

Aug 07, 2019 02:07 PM
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Sam Shueh
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Many who did not earn medals did more for the country. They never got recognized. I know one who was wounded by own helicopter fire got a medal to run away from an ambush. The situation was so embrassing, his officer gave him a medal to cover up the poor leadership embarrasement.

Aug 07, 2019 07:59 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Unfortunately yes! And the memories never fade!

Aug 08, 2019 05:16 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

yes, I had an uncle who was shot during WWII.... 

Aug 07, 2019 01:29 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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Sadly, my wife lost her Uncle during the Vietnam War. I never met him.

Aug 08, 2019 07:38 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Special thanks to  those individuals holding a Purple Heart Medal and for serving in the US military. 

Aug 08, 2019 06:35 AM
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Joe D'Agostino
NMLS# 729950 - Manahawkin, NJ
Mortgage Officer 46 years!

 

 

1967 Vietnam 100% Disabled Marine Vet. Sad to say, I am not happy with the state our country is in.  Too many of my fellow Veterans see this country moving in an opposite direction that we hold so dear. God Bless and Semper Fi! 

 

 

 

Aug 10, 2019 09:02 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

My dad had one in in World War 2

Aug 09, 2019 05:52 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

No

Aug 22, 2019 05:30 PM