Purple Heart Ceremony Held At Historical Home Of George Washington

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U.S. Army Specialist Arael Lopez-Lopez , is awarded the Purple Heart... News PhotoCeremony,Conflict,Horizontal,Human Interest,Military,Mount Vernon - Virginia,Politics,Purple Heart Medal,US Military,USA,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesMOUNT VERNON, VA - JUNE 10: U.S. Army Specialist Arael Lopez-Lopez (R), is awarded the Purple Heart during a ceremony at Mount Vernon June 10, 2013 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The U.S. Army celebrated its 238th birthday at the home of George Washington with a ceremony that included the awarding of the Purple Heart for three soldiers wounded in Afghanistan. Lopez received his injuries from an RPG explosion followed by a dismounted IED in Wardak Province on August 8, 2012. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)