The Purple Heart Award.
The Purple Heart medal is presented to armed service members who have been wounded or killed as the result of enemy action while serving in the United States Military.
Washington celebrates August 7th as Purple Heart Recipient Recognition Day and offers a distinctive license plate for Purple Heart recipients. Moreover, Washington has multiple counties, cities, and locations that recognize portions of the transportation system as part of the Purple Heart Trail. The Purple Heart Trail, designated by signs placed along the trail, is a system of roads, highways, bridges, and other monuments that honors the men and women who have been awarded the Purple Heart medal.
Motorist Informational Signs.
The Department of Transportation is authorized to erect and maintain motorist information sign panels within the right-of-way of the interstate highway system to give the traveling public specific information as to gas, food, lodging, camping, or tourist-oriented businesses available on a crossroad at or near an interchange.
Washington is designated a Purple Heart State that honors people who have received the Purple Heart award.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and any state agency operating pursuant to the statutory provisions pertaining to the state militia and military affairs are authorized to:
The Department of Transportation is authorized to: