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#1 Kevin Beyer

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 04:57 PM

The mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart is to foster an environment of good will and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote patriotism; support necessary legislative initiatives; and most importantly, provide service to all veterans and their families.

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The membership insignia for this organization cannot be purchased. The only way its members can obtain one is by being awarded a Purple Heart in the service of our country.

#2 Kevin Beyer

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 05:05 PM

"The Ladies Auxiliary of the Military Order of the Purple Heart consists of wives, mothers and daughters who support our Veterans. The auxiliary also awards scholarships to select graduating high school seniors and full time college students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning. Membership is open to lineal descendants of a Purple Heart recipient, even if they are not members themselves."

Below is an example of a Past President badge for the Ladies Auxiliary to the Military Order of the Purple Heart. It is marked STERLING on the clasp and has been inscribed "77-79" on the reverse. The badge measures 1.25" at its longest and 5/8" at its widest.

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#3 Kevin Beyer

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Posted 14 February 2009 - 04:21 AM

Hello, All,

I owned this reunion badge a while back, but as I could find no others to go with it, I sold it. Since then I have come across others and now I wish I still had it. Ah, well. Such is the life of a collector.

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Does anyone else have images of these types of MOPH reunion badges?

Kevin

#4 Kevin Beyer

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Posted 10 April 2018 - 06:07 AM

I have found another pin related to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.  It is marked "STERLING" on the reverse and measures approximately 3/4" from the tip of opposing rays.

 

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Does anyone else have MOPH related items to share?

 

Kevin




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