(STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.) Vietnam War veteran Joseph Lospenuso was recently reunited with U.S. Army dog tags that earned him a ‘ Purple Heart ‘ he got in 1971 after the original army-issued ones went missing, reports CBS2’s Dave Carlin #AceNewsDesk reports | Ace News Services

#AceNewsReport – May.05: The tags were misplaced right after the injury that earned him a Purple Heart and other medals.The Brooklyn native was protecting his lieutenant. As they crouched down, an enemy bullet pierced his foot. He still has the boot.“The bullet went in the bottom of my foot and out the top,” said Lospenuso.

Source: (STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.) Vietnam War veteran Joseph Lospenuso was recently reunited with U.S. Army dog tags that earned him a ‘ Purple Heart ‘ he got in 1971 after the original army-issued ones went missing, reports CBS2’s Dave Carlin #AceNewsDesk reports | Ace News Services

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