News Release, US Postal Service

The Postal Service is revealing the Purple Heart Medal Forever definitive stamp.  More details about this stamp will be announced on a future date.

Purple Heart Medal (2019)
Purple Heart Medal (2019)

The Postal Service continues to honor the sacrifices of the men and women who serve in the U.S. military with the issuance of the Purple Heart Medal 2019 stamp that depicts the medal suspended from its ribbon.This stamp is a redesign of the 2012 Purple Heart Medal stamp and features a purple border matching the brilliant purple of the medal and its ribbon.The type on the stamp — PURPLE HEART, FOREVER, USA — is displayed in red.Ira Wexler photographed the medal.

William J. Gicker served as Art Director with Bryan Duefrene as designer.

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