REDUCED PRICE LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP
APPLICATION FOR MINNESOTA PURPLE HEART VETERAN RESIDENTS AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS*!
On September 1st 2022 the National Office of the MOPH raised the price of the Life Time Membership from $50 to $200.
The Department of Minnesota MOPH Executive Committee in turn changed its free membership offering to ask:
- New Members to pay $50.00
- Assigned Chapter to pay $50.00
- Department of Minnesota to pay $100.00
New member applicants can mail forms and check made payable to MOPH Dept of MN to:
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Dept of MN
20 – 12th Street West, Room 134
Saint Paul, MN 55155
The department will send it on to National with the correct amount to be processed.
Fees submitted with Application for Membership are NON-REFUNDABLE.
*YOU MUST LIVE IN MINNESOTA AND MUST SEND MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION TO DEPARTMENT OFFICE
Purple Heart Recipient
Eligibility: any person of good moral character who is serving in or has served in one of the Armed Forces of the United States, or any foreign country, who can show proof of the award of the Purple Heart for wounds.
Evidence of the award of the Purple Heart must be submitted with the application. Certificate alone doe not constitute proof of award. If discharged, discharge document such as a DD-214 must be provided reflecting character of service as honorable or general.
For active duty, provide PCS orders, Purple Heart Orders and Purple Heart Certificate.
There is no posthumous membership.
All applications are subject to verification with the National Personnel Records Center and/or Service.
For a parent, spouse, sibling, lineal or adopted descendant (child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of either a living or deceased Purple Heart recipient, evidence of the award of the Purple Heart and the relationship must be submitted with the application.
If the Purple Heart recipient is living, the recipient must be a member in-good-standing of the MOPH and he/she must sign to acknowledge the relationship and consent for membership.