The story of the Purple Heart is one of the great American stories, but it also tells the story of an institution, one that was built in a place and time and with a commitment to service.
The Purple, after all, was created in the midst of war.
It is the symbol of a nation at war, and it is an American symbol that is now being stripped of its symbolic meaning.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday it is withdrawing the Purple Hearts and Purple Hearts of the American Armed Forces from its collections.
The decision is the latest in a series of changes by the Army Corps.
For the last few years, the Purple and Gold have been missing from the collection of the U.C.L.A. Center for American History, which oversees the collection.
The Center for the Study of Civil War History has been the primary repository for the Purple, and many of the thousands of original medals and ribbons collected from the Civil War era are stored in the Center’s archives.
The Corps said the move is the culmination of a process to preserve the Purple in the best interest of all Americans.
The Army Corps will continue to maintain the original design of the medal, the official statement said.
The original design was based on the idea that the Purple should symbolize the American spirit.
A version of the “P” in the American flag was meant to represent the blood of the patriots who died in the war, the statement said, and the “W” symbol was intended to symbolize courage and victory.
The Pentagon said the Purple was intended as a badge of pride, and as such, it was intended for military use.
“To protect and commemorate these symbols of American patriotism, the Corps of Medals and Military Appreciation will no longer issue the Purple as a medal,” the statement read.
The removal of the medals and the Purple is a step toward the end of a legacy that has served as a model for the future of the Corps.
In January, the U-M found that nearly 1,000 of the original medals had been lost to the Army, which had already issued them.
The medals had become an iconic part of the Army’s uniform, and their replacement by new medals would have made them more popular with servicemen and women.
But they were also a reminder of how the Civil Rights era was a time of change and upheaval.
In the 1940s and 1950s, black Americans struggled to integrate into society, and some of the earliest medals were created for the nation’s first black president, John F. Kennedy.
The first of the first black President George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush.
In 1960, the Army started removing medals that were deemed too racially insensitive.
In 1972, the Vietnam War ended, and after years of debate about what to do with the Purple.
The last of the remaining medals was issued in 1976, but the Corps decided that it was time to give it up.
The move to the new gold-colored, silver and bronze medals came after years and years of research, as well as years of lobbying from veterans and other groups.
But some veterans still feel that the medals are too offensive to honor.
A petition by the Purple Ribbon Foundation and others demanded the medals be returned.
“The Purple was an iconic symbol for the Civil-War era and is no longer worthy of commemoration,” the petition read.
The petition had been signed by nearly 2,500 people. “
It is a sad day when a military organization will strip away the historic Purple Heart in its name and replace it with a gold medal that has been worn by American soldiers and veterans for generations.”
The petition had been signed by nearly 2,500 people.
“Our heroes sacrificed so much for our nation,” said the petition’s author, Army Sgt. Kevin D. Smith, a retired Army lieutenant colonel.
“They gave so much to us and sacrificed so many for our country.
We are tired of seeing their name wiped from history.”
The move is a major shift for the Corps, which has been grappling with its own legacy and has a large amount of money on hand for any cost-cutting.
“There’s no doubt that the Corps is going to have to make some tough decisions in the coming months about what they do with its collection of medals and medals in general,” said Stephen G. Dukes, director of the Center for Civil War Studies at the University of Virginia.
“But it will be a very difficult decision.
I know the Corps would rather see the medals go than the Purple go.”
The decision to remove the medals comes as the Corps has come under increasing pressure from conservative lawmakers to preserve its military-related history.
The Capitol is slated to reopen Friday to debate a bill that would reverse the Civil Right Acts of the 1950s and ’60s, which were aimed at ending discrimination against African