Honoring Purple Heart Recipients

BLYTHEWOOD – The town of Blythewood hosted an observance of Purple Heart Day on Friday, Aug. 6. Mayor Bryan Franklin introduced the featured speaker, Purple Heart Recipient Sergeant First Class Harold Palmer (Retired).

Above, Franklin presented a Purple Heart Day Proclamation to Palmer. At left is Town Councilman Eddie Baughman. At right is Town employee Hazel Kelly, previously a protocol officer at Fort Jackson who worked with Palmer when he was named Fort Jackson Drill Sergeant of the Year.

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