Webb County recognized as a Purple Heart County

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- The Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Texas has recognized Webb County as a Purple Heart County.

A Purple Heart is awarded to those wounded or killed while serving in the U.S. military.

A Purple Heart City or County is issued to communities showing appreciation to citizens with a Purple Heart.

Signs placed along various locations, roads, and highways designated as part of the Purple Heart Trail.

Giving tribute to the men and women who have been awarded the Purple Heart Medal.