National Service Program for the Military Order of the Purple Heart will no longer be closing

 The St. Paul office will continue to advocate for our veterans and will resume with receiving new POA’s and claims from our MN veterans, effective immediately.  

 

Thanks,

David Srock

Office Director / National Service Officer / National NSO Mentor & Trainer

Military Order of the Purple Heart

1 Federal Drive  Rm.G910

St. Paul, MN 55111

Phone: (612) 970-5667

Fax: (612) 970-5979

Email: David.Srock@va.gov

 There will be a press release later this week…..

We have received the budget letter from the PH Foundation indicating we have funding for the NSP for the 2018/2019 budget year. With the agreement and commitment of the PH Foundation to fulfill their contractual obligation and concurrence of the National Commander, I am rescinding the NSP Closure Plan. Effective immediately NSOs are advised to start accepting POAs and aiding Veterans and their families with processing VA claims and appeals. I will advise the VA we are and will remain a viable VSO.

This has been a trying period for all of us and my concern was the perceived lose of value of our program and the importance of the service we provide to Veterans. I apologize for the stress this situation created and look forward to rebuilding your trust and confidence as we continue to be the premiere VSO for all Veterans, their spouses and families.

Angelo Wider

MOPH

National Service Director

Free associate membership

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AssociateApplication

Military order of the Purple Heart Department of Minnesota has approved $2,000 for free associate membership for the next 40 associate members

We are doing this in an effort to increase the amount of people taking part with chapter activities in an effort to make chapters more active. We have seen from chapters that have a high number of associate members that more members are attending  their chapter meetings that the chapters are more active, and we would like to see every chapter raising money, getting out in the community and doing good things for veterans.

We understand that there will be a gap in the age between Vietnam veterans and Iraq, Afghanistan veterans and we think our best chance for chapters to survive the next 10-20 years would be filling that gap with associate members. Associate members can be children of Purple Heart veteran’s or spouse’s or brothers and sisters.

  Application must be sent when complete to the department office at-

Military order of the Purple Heart Department of Minnesota

20-12th st west 

Saint Paul, MN 55155

Thanks Ryan Sabinish Department Senior Vice Commander

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MN Veteran Outdoor Programs: Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt

Applications Due August 17

August 17, 2018

Deer HuntThe Minnesota Veteran Outdoor Programs Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt will take place Oct. 9 – 11.

Applications must be received by Aug. 17.

Space is limited, applications will be place in the general lottery. All applicants will be notified by mail after Sept. 1 as to their selection.

The hunt will be held Tuesday Oct. 9 through Thursday Oct. 11.

Questions concerning this hunt should be directed to Dennis Eerie at (320) 380-4569, or by email at mn.service.org@gmail.com.

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