Police Recover Purple Heart Stolen From Vet During Oroville Dam Emergency
Yuba City police found and returned Vietnam veteran Mike Pomeroy's Purple Heart after it was stolen during the emergency at Oroville Dam.

Family & Relationships
Sons Arrange Purple Heart For 91-Year-Old Father Injured At Iwo Jima
Samuel “Lee” Anderson was wounded three weeks into the fighting.
The Rock surprised Army combat veteran Marlene Rodriguez with a 2018 Mustang GT.
A Surprise From The Rock Left This Combat Veteran In Tears
The Rock’s big gesture left combat veteran Marlene Rodriguez speechless.
A Purple Heart medal and combat field medic badge is pinned on the chest of U.S. Army Spc. Tamara Becker during a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2011.
Should It Be Illegal To Buy And Sell Purple Hearts? One Congressman Thinks So
A California congressman want to make it illegal to sell Purple Hearts, but there is a huge market for buyers.
On April 29, 2015, U.S. Army Rangers Staff Sgt. James B. Jones, center, and Sgt. Derek J. Anderson, center-right, were awarded Silver Star medals for their bravery during a Dec. 2, 2014 firefight in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: These Rangers Killed 25 Enemy Fighters And Left No Man Behind
These Army Rangers fought through multiple enemy positions under withering fire, and went through hell to bring their men home.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a Purple Heart medal given to him by a supporter during a campaign rally at Briar Woods High School, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Ashburn, Virginia.
What We Lose When We Give Away Purple Hearts
For thousands of service members, we didn’t “get” the Purple Heart, we each traded something for it.
Republican Presidential nominee Donald J. Trump receives a Purple Heart medal from a supporter.
Veteran Gives Trump His Purple Heart Medal
Trump received the Purple Heart medal from a veteran who told him, “I have such confidence in you.”
Master Sgt. Aaron B. Frederick and Staff Sgt. Bradley D. Mock disregarded their need for medical attention to ensure the well-being, safety, and evacuation of injured Airmen after an attack on Dec. 21, 2015, near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: After Suicide Ambush, Airmen Ignored Their Wounds To Save The Team
After a suicide bomber struck their patrol, these airmen ignored their wounds putting their teammates before themselves.
Why The Soldier Killed In Orlando Could Receive A Purple Heart
Army Reserve Capt. Antonio D. Brown, who died in the deadliest mass shooting in US history, may be eligible to receive a Purple Heart.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Ronald Valdez (left), a corpsman with 1st Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and 30-year-old native of Waipahu, Hawaii, extends a helping hand to Lance Cpl. Patrick Mireles, a team leader and 23-year-old native of Austin, Texas, as Mireles jumps a stream during a security patrol here, April 30, 2012.
6 Combat Leadership Tips From A Badass Marine General
Marine Maj. Gen. Ray L. Smith lays out six things you need to keep in mind to be an effective combat leader.