He received his Purple Heart nearly 50 years after serving in the Vietnam War

Vietnam veteran Isadore Sylve received a Purple Heart during a small ceremony at his Lacey home nearly 50 years after serving – and being wounded – in the Vietnam War.
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Vietnam veteran Isadore Sylve received a Purple Heart during a small ceremony at his Lacey home nearly 50 years after serving – and being wounded – in the Vietnam War.

Craig Sailor has worked for The News Tribune for 20 years as a reporter, editor and photographer. He previously worked at The Olympian and at other newspapers in Nevada and California.