U.S. Army awards Purple Heart to 99-year-old Brooklyn veteran

Osceola Fletcher is a World War II veteran. News 12’s Phil Taitt details more on why many say this honor is long overdue.

News 12 Staff

Jun 19, 2021, 12:01 AM

Updated 1,040 days ago

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The U.S. Army awarded a Purple Heart to a 99-year-old Brooklyn veteran on Friday.
Osceola Fletcher is a World War II veteran. News 12’s Phil Taitt details more on why many say this honor is long overdue.


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