@WMcBride - webmaster Updated: 2/5/2016
On 16 December We delivered the Christmas bicycles to the following Elementary Schools. The Principals, counselors, teachers, and school staff were very happy and pleased with the Military of the Purple Heart for all our efforts and kindness.
We received many thanks, blessing and appreciation from everyone in the Edgewood School District, Helotes and Calvery Elementary Schools. Texas State Senator, Jose Menendez joined us during the delivery of the bikes.
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You are invited to attend the 16th Annual Founders Day Dinner of the Alamo Chapter 1836 to be held on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the Ft. Sam Houston Golf Course Club House, with dinner to begin at 7:00. Please complete and return the registration form (Link Here) to Bob Dillon by February 6th at the MOPH monthly meeting located at 2222 Austin Hwy, San Antonio Texas.
l to r; Patriots Luis Reyna, Robert Nelson, Lorenzo Rodriguez and Joe Hernandez
February 4, 2016, the MOPH Chapter 1836 paid our respects to our brother Raul Ruben Rendon. He was a member of our chapter, a proud Marine from the Korean War, a recipient of the presidential Unit Citation and Purple Heart. There were approximately 12 or 14 United States Marines supporting and paying their respects to our fellow patriot.
In this short year of 2016 the MOPH 1836 have participated in three burials of Purple Heart recipients.
THE CHAPTER’S MEMBERS ARE PURPLE HEART RECIPIENTS THAT HAVE EARNED THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL IN CAMPAIGNS THAT INCLUDE WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM , PERSIAN GULF, DESERT STORM, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF) AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF).
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Make a difference by getting involved in welcoming our “Wounded Warriors” and volunteering in helping and supporting our troops and veterans.
The Military Order of the Purple Heart - Alamo Chapter 1836 represents nearly 700 members in and around the San Antonio, Texas area. Each member is a Purple Heart recipient and welcomes all Veterans, Purple Heart Recipients and their families. The Chapter meets once a month at the VFW Post on Austin Hwy at 9:30 am on the first Saturday of the each month.
Review the map below for directions to the VFW Post, or call 210-326-2231 for Help.