What Is Purple Heart Merchandise?

Purple Heart merchandise includes apparel, stickers, and mugs and is available from websites such as CafePress.com and PurpleHeartStore.com. Purple Heart merchandise shows support for people in the armed forces who have received the Purple Heart.

The Purple Heart award is a combat decoration given to members of the U.S. armed forces who are wounded by the enemy during war. Recipients of the award receive purple and gold medals bearing the profile of George Washington and induction into the Military Order of the Purple Heart. The Purple Heart Organization is dedicated to raising funds for all veterans, especially Purple Heart award winners and their families.