Dan Richards

Purple Hears are displayed before a Purple Heart ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center April 6, 2007 in Washington, DC.  Six soldiers were awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.  FILE PHOTO (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Soldier’s Family Gets Long-Overdue Purple Heart

It took the U.S. Army 40 years, but the family of a veteran, killed in Vietnam, is finally receiving a special honor, and they have a local high school alumni president to thank for it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2013