Yankton Declared A Purple Heart City

Yankton Declared A Purple Heart City

The City of Yankton is officially a Purple Heart City.

At their meeting Monday, the Yankton City Commission was awarded the special designation rom the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Yankton Mayor Stephanie Moser is proud to have the designation in town…

Moser adds that the city of Yankton appreciates the sacrifices that purple heart recipients have made for our freedoms…

Yankton’s Corey Brest, a purple heart recipient, was in attendance Monday to witness the designation. Briest was seriously injured by a roadside bomb while serving in Iraq in 2005.

Signs designating Yankton as a Purple Heart City will be placed along the highways leading into Yankton from all four directions.