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Trump Awards Purple Heart In First Visit To Walter Reed Military Hospital

Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds sustained last month in Afghanistan. It was President Trump's first visit to Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

President Trump awarded the Purple Heart to Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, D.C., on Saturday.

Barrientos was wounded

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