JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A special ceremony is set for Tuesday evening to honor service members either killed or wounded in action and awarded the Purple Heart for their service.
Florida lawmakers approved legislation making August 7 across the state as Purple Heart day.
In Jacksonville, recipients and their families are encouraged to attend a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Wall starting at 7 p.m.
Following the event those attending are invited to stroll down Purple Heart Trail that connects the Veterans Memorial Wall to the Veterans Memorial Arena.
First Coast News