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Coins made at West Point mint will fund programs at museum that honors Purple Heart veterans

Coins made at West Point mint will fund programs at museum that honors Purple Heart veterans

Coins made at West Point mint will fund programs at museum that honors Purple Heart veterans The U.(Tribune News Service) — A set of commemorative coins to be minted at West Point under a bill signed by President Donald Trump will raise money next year for programs run in support of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor.5 million through surcharges to cover the minting expense, fund trips to the state-run museum by Purple Heart recipients, and support a new mobile exhibit that would travel the country."This is a big win for our veterans in the Hudson Valley, our Purple Heart recipients, and the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor and Honor Mission," Rep.

The Purple Heart Hall of Honor opened in Orange County in 2006 to pay tribute to the recipients of one of the nation's oldest military awards, bestowed on service members who were killed or wounded by enemy action.The sale proceeds that remain after recovering the minting costs would be given to the National Purple Heart Honor Mission, Inc.

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