Fraternity and Fellowship. You can meet and relate to a group of veterans who have the common bond of being wounded in combat and recognized for that sacrifice.
Pride of Membership. Your membership keeps alive the history and ideals for which you were awarded the Purple Heart from its original inception by General George Washington to America’s citizen soldiers of today.
Local Chapters. Regular meetings are held throughout the country and a MOPH Chapter is usually within a convenient distance from your home. Chapters engage in numerous social and helping activities – centered on veterans and their families, particular those being treated at VA facilities.
Annual Convention. Each year MOPH holds a National Convention for the purpose of renewing goals, ideas, and electing National Officers. This Convention ensures that every member is directly involved in major decisions affecting the Order. There is always a full roster of activities for members and their families. Between the official activities of the Convention, there is time for relaxation and a chance to renew old friendships and make new ones.
Scholarship Program. MOPH has a scholarship program for members, spouses, and direct descendents (children, grandchildren, etc.) that helps ease the cost of college or trade school education.
National Service Officer Program. The Order participates in the VA’s National Service Officer (NSO) Program and has NSOs stationed across the country to help all veterans and their families with filing for and receiving authorized VA health and education benefits. The NSOs also assist with documentation problems.
Your Voice in Washington. MOPH represents you in the Nation’s capitol, ensuring that the voice of the combat wounded is heard in Congress, at the Department of Defense, and at the Veterans Administration. As a member, you will be able to participate in MOPH sponsored campaigns for veteran causes, worthwhile endeavors that increase self-worth.
The Purple Heart Magazine. The official magazine of MOPH is distributed six times a year for member’s enjoyment. Each issue brings a series of timely and well written articles about some of the activities of The Order around the country. Members have written to say that they look forward to receiving the Magazine. The cost of your subscription is included in your modest dues payment.
MOPH Website. MOPH maintains a website (www.purpleheart.org) for members with useful information on veteran affairs in general and MOPH activities in particular. Details on various MOPH programs, membership forms, and access to the Supply Room are some of its features.
MOPH Supply Room. Members can buy MOPH related clothing and accessories from our Supply Room, good quality products at reasonable prices. These items can be ordered by mail or via our website.
Membership Dues. Membership dues are reasonable and require little administrative effort on all concerned - $50 for life for both Purple Heart recipients and Associate members.Type your paragraph here.