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Lee Co. is a Purple Heart Community

Lee County Commissioner Rick Muggridge Lee County Commissioner Rick Muggridge
LEESBURG, GA (WALB) -

Lee County Commissioners are honoring local military men and women who have been wounded in combat.    

County leaders designated Tuesday, February 25, 2014 as a day to remember and recognize veterans who have received Purple Heart Medals.  

"Lee County appreciates the sacrifices and services of those people that have paid the  sacrifice of being wounded and the ultimate sacrifices those purple heart recipient. We want to always remember their contributions," said Rick Muggridge, Lee County Commissioner Chairman.       

The official Purple Heart Proclamation will be presented at Tuesday's county commission meeting.

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