Saluting Heroes Seeks Purple Heart Recipients

Saluting Heroes, a lubbock-based organization of community leaders, is looking for Purple Heart recipients to Honor at a Texas Tech football game this Fall. Danny Koch, spokesman for the group, said Saluting Heroes hopes to locate at least 500 Purple Heart recipients from eastern New Mexico and West Texas to honor during Tech's Nov. 9th BIG XII football game against Kansas State. The game, which has been designated the "Lone Survivor Game," will be a tribute to all active duty members and veterans of the U.S. Military. The Saluting Heroes organization wants to invite 500 Purple Heart recipients and a guest to this game.

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