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Purple Heart Recipients Eligible 

Purple Heart Medal Recipients Eligible For Combination Hunt And Fish License Discount  


September 1, 2022

Purple Heart Recipients Eligible

Sept. 26, 2022

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is proud to announce a special benefit for Arizona veterans who have received the Purple Heart medal.

Effective Sept. 26, 2022, a Purple Heart recipient who has been an Arizona resident for at least one full year will be eligible to purchase a state combination hunt and fish license for 50 percent off the standard price.

A Purple Heart recipient will be required to complete an application and provide proof to the department that the person is a bona fide Purple Heart Medal recipient and has been a domiciled resident of Arizona for one or more years immediately before applying for the license. Note: This benefit is not available for nonresidents.

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The Purple Heart medal is presented to service members who have been wounded or killed as a result of enemy action while serving in the U.S. military. A Purple Heart is a solemn distinction and means a service member has greatly sacrificed themselves, or paid the ultimate price, while in the line of duty.

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