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City of Tampa to Raise Purple Heart Flag in Honor of National Purple Heart Day

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Who: Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, City Councilman Luis Viera and Tampa Bay area veterans


What: National Purple Heart Day flag raising ceremony to honor the sacrifices of the men and women who have been wounded or killed as a result of enemy action while serving in the U.S. military. The Purple Heart is the oldest military award still presented to American service members.


When: Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.


Where: Tampa City Hall, 315 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602; Corner of Kennedy and Franklin St.