Gov. Rick Perry Presents the Purple Heart to Texas Army National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Patrick Rogers
Thursday, November 01, 2012 Austin, Texas
Thursday, November 01, 2012 Austin, Texas Speech Text of Gov. Perry’s Remarks at the Purple Heart Ceremony
Gov. Rick Perry presented the Purple Heart to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Patrick Rogers. The Purple Heart remains among the most solemn and meaningful honors that can be presented to a member of our country’s armed forces in recognition of the brave men and women of who nobly step forward to stand on the line between us and those who would do us harm.