Stephen Dufeck never received the Purple Heart for wounds he suffered in Vietnam during an enemy rocket and mortar attack. Now, 45 years later, he will finally get the honor he deserved.] JERRY HOLT •

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The United States Postal Service is honoring the sacrifices of men and women who served in the U.S. military by making the Purple Heart Medal Stamp a Forever Stamp.

The Purple Heart Medal 2019 stamp is a redesign that features a purple border matching the purple of the medal and its ribbon. The medal was photographed by Ira Wexler while William J. Gicker served as art director and Bryan Duefrene designed the stamp.

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