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Military Order of the Purple Heart - Department of Arizona
Military Order of the Purple Heart - Department of Arizona
Chapter 442 member and WWII veteran, Walter Ram, received the PH 1OLC in a ceremony yesterday at DMAFB. #1" target="_blank">https://tucson.com/news/local/photos-world-war-ii-veteran-presented-with-purple-heart-by/collection_0b79b54a-c39a-11e9-b52a-834a9393d340.html#1
Military Order of the Purple Heart - Department of Arizona
Military Order of the Purple Heart - Department of Arizona
Chapter 442 will have two events on August 7th in honor of Purple Heart Day.
3:00 PM at the Arizona State Veterans Home community room is a ceremony to Honor the Purple Heart Recipients that are residents in the home. Most are WWII veterans. The chapter will present the honorees with a PH challenge coin and PH cup.
5:00 PM at the Arizona State Veterans Home community room Chapter 442 will present checks to various organizations that assist sveterans with PTSD/Disablities. These donations are from the monies we raised at the Purple Heart Classic. Organizations receiving checks are:
See4Vets (suicide prevention course for vets at Pima College)
TVSV Stand-down (Veterans Homeless Program)
Find your Fins (swimming program for vets with PTSD/disabilities)
Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (program for PTSD/disabilities):
Healing Waters: (fly fishing as therapy for PTSD/disabilities)
Veterans Dental - SMILE (dental program for vets without dental)
1-Veterans Foundation (service dogs for veterans with PTSD/disabilities)
Boulder Quest: (PTSD treatment retreat)
Women Warriors (assistance program for female veterans)
Veterans Toastmasters (improve communication skills for veterans)
Purple Mt. Institute (PTSD counseling for Veterans)
PGA Hope (golfing program for veterans w/disabilities)
Honor Flight (send WWII vets to DC)
AZ State Veterans Home (welfare of residents)