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Aug 16 2016
Wristbands To Show Respect For Purple Heart Day
Purple Heart Day Celebrations
Although it’s a lesser-known holiday, the significance of Purple Heart Day is not diminished. Observed on August 7 every year, Purple Heart Day commemorates the date that George Washington created the first Purple Heart award (then called the Badge of Military Merit) in 1782. Over 220 years later, the Purple Heart award is still a revered badge of honor for U.S. military service people, and Purple Heart Day is a great way to remember their service and dedication.
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Because so few people know about Purple Heart Day, it’s important to promote the date and get others to understand its significance. One way to drive awareness and garner attention is through silicone bracelets, which can be worn as conversation-starters or given away as reminders. Because the wristbands can be custom-designed, they can particularly key in on important facts about Purple Heart Day. For example, color matching is available, so the wristbands can be the same purple as the Purple Heart award. Also, they can have customized messages, like "Thank a Purple Heart Recipient", "Your Selfless Service and Sacrifice Mean Everything", or "A Purple Heart Means Honor".
The History of Purple Heart Day
Although George Washington created the original award to honor Revolutionary War servicemen, according to the History channel, only three soldiers received the award, after which, it was lost. The site adds that the award was reborn and renamed in 1932 to become what is now known as the Purple Heart; the Purple Heart Foundation tells us that, since then, 1.7 million combat-wounded service people have received a Purple Heart. Purple Heart Day was designed to create awareness of the sacrifices our military have made, which makes Purple Heart Day the perfect time to reflect on what those sacrifices mean to our country.
Purple Heart Day Wristbands from Amazing Wristbands
Many of our wristbands can be created with our easy-to-use online tool. Or, call us and our professional and friendly customer service agents will help you. When purchasing custom wristbands online, be sure to work with a vendor who offers only 100% latex-free wristbands. At Amazing Wristbands, all our silicone products are non-allergenic and latex-free. We offer free shipping, free artwork, free design, and free color matching. There are no minimum order requirements on our most popular wristband styles, and your custom bands will ship within 5 to 10 days.
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Last modified on: August 16th, 2016
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