Former U.S. Marine and State Assemblymember Nathan Fletcher wrote an op-ed piece in Monday's Washington Post. It calls for expanding the criteria for receiving a Purple Heart.
Fletcher believes servicemen and women suffering from mental health injuries should be eligible for the award as well.
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