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Day: May 26, 2006

Purple Heart

Purple Heart

Ceremonies for the winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Letters to the Front contest were held Thursday. The winner was 13 year old Fatima Faisal of West Genessee Middle School in New York. At the presentation, she was given certificate, a t-shirt, and a savings bond. Staff Sgt. Phillip Trackey stood before the crowd, holding up the Purple Heart he earned from wounds suffered in Baghdad, Iraq in 2005. He walked up Faisal after she received her prizes. He…

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