Georgia National Guard members get Purple Hearts

6:45 PM, Mar 3, 2014   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- A special tribute to some Georgia heroes.  The Georgia Army National Guard presented the Purple Heart to three of its members during a special ceremony Sunday.

Sgt. Jason Ulin, Specialist Jean Bermudez and Private First Class Sean Kitchens each received the medals for injuries they suffered during combat in Afghanistan.

They are part of the 1-214th Field Artillery Battalion and were in Western Afghanistan to conduct base defense operations.

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