Missing in Action: Veteran’s Purple Heart display found at local storage unit

Published 9:51 am Wednesday, June 15, 2022

BROOKHAVEN — A soldier’s items need help being returned his family’s home after being found at a local storage unit. A Vietnam Veteran, this man was awarded a purple heart but there was no identifying name or serial number could be found in any of these items. 

VFW Vice Commander Greg Marlow is asking people who know who the man is to send him a message at 601-730-8182. Marlow said the items were found in a storage unit in or around Brookhaven. 

Additionally, he said many Purple Heart medals are serial numbered and often located on the bottom left edge of the medal. He looked but could not see a number or any engravings. 

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