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Executive Order 10409: Award of the Purple Heart to Persons Serving with the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States   [open pdf - 818KB]

Alternate Title: EO 10409: Award of the Purple Heart to Persons Serving with the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States

"The Secretary of the Navy shall award the Purple Heart, in the name of the President of the United States, to any person who while serving in any capacity with the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States has been, or may hereafter be, wounded (a) in any action against an enemy with an opposing armed force of a foreign country in which the armed forces of the United States are engaged, or (c) as the result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed force." This Executive Order supersedes Executive Order No. 9277.

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Executive Order 10409; EO 10409
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1952-11-12
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Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Code of Federal Regulations
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pdf
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application/pdf
Source:
3 CFR, 1949-53 Comp., p.907
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