The 89th Annual MOPH National Convention in Rapid City, S.D. is History and history making for sure. Our Posting of the Colors ceremony lead by members of the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation VFW Post 9061 and Sisseton-Wahpeton Desert Storm Era Veterans was haled to be the most impressive in MOPH…
Purple Heart Day on August 7 is the kind of day created to give back. It’s a day for Americans to remember and honor the men and women who bravely represented their country and were wounded or killed whilst serving. These people are decorated with a Purple Heart in the…
The 2022 Minnesota State Convention of the MOPH and MOPH Auxiliary was held in Monticello, MN on May 14th and proved to be a successful gathering for our first post pandemic event. Although 28 doesn’t seem like a great number we had representation from 8 of our 12 chapters in…
David Meyers, December 12, 1948 — May 5, 2022 David John Meyers, 73, of Winona, Minnesota, died on May 5, 2022. He was born on December 12, 1948 to George and Emily (Tandeski) Meyers in Winona, Minnesota. On April 26, 1969 he was united in marriage to Joyce Langowski. They…
Donald Clair Hannahs, Sr. age 85, of Brainerd, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2022, at Essentia – St Joseph’s Medical Center. Don was born on February 16, 1937, in Merrifield to Buzz & Marjorie (Hand) Hannahs. He served his country for 14 years in the US Army until he…
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Chartered by Congress in 1958, The Military Order of the Purple Heart is composed of military men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. Although our membership is restricted to the combat wounded, we support all veterans and their families with a myriad of nationwide programs by Chapters and National Service Officers.