Associate Member

For a parent, spouse, sibling, lineal or adopted descendant 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. However, if the Purple Heart Recipient is an active member of MOPH, he/she can sign the application certifying to the relationship.
Membership in MOPH

Benefits of membership

Fraternity and Fellowship

You can meet and relate to a group of veterans who have the common bond of being wounded in combat and recognized for that sacrifice.

Pride of Membership

Your membership keeps alive the history and ideals for which you were awarded the Purple Heart from its original inception by General George Washington to America's citizen soldiers of today.

MOPH Supply Room

Members can buy MOPH related clothing and accessories from our Supply Room, good quality products at reasonable prices. These items can be ordered by mail or via our website

National Service Officer Program

The Order participates in the VA's National Service Officer (NSO) Program and has NSOs stationed across the country to help all veterans and their families with filing for and receiving authorized VA health and education benefits. The NSOs also assist with documentation problems.

Scholarship Program

MOPH has local and national scholarship programs for members, spouses, and direct descendents (children, grandchildren, etc.) that helps ease the cost of college or trade school education.

Your Voice in Washington

MOPH represents you in the Nation's capitol, ensuring that the voice of the combat wounded is heard in Congress, at the Department of Defense, and at the Veterans Administration. As a member, you will be able to participate in MOPH sponsored campaigns for veteran causes, worthwhile endeavors that increase self-worth.

The Purple Heart Magazine

The official magazine of MOPH is distributed six times a year for member's enjoyment. Each issue brings a series of timely and well written articles about some of the activities of The Order around the country. Members have written to say that they look forward to receiving the Magazine. The cost of your subscription is included in your modest dues payment.

MOPH National Website

MOPH maintains a website ( for members with useful information on veteran affairs in general and MOPH activities in particular. Details on various MOPH programs, membership forms, and access to the Supply Room are some of its features.

Annual Convention

Each year MOPH holds a National Convention for the purpose of renewing goals, ideas, and electing National Officers. This Convention ensures that every member is directly involved in major decisions affecting the Order. There is always a full roster of activities for members and their families. Between the official activities of the Convention, there is time for relaxation and a chance to renew old friendships and make new ones.

Become a Member


Veterans living in the Pikes Peak Region or Southern Colorado are welcome to join other Purple Heart veterans in Chapter 423. Anyone having questions may contact us by phone or email.
Application Process:
  1. Click here to ownload the application form.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Send your application with required documentation and a check or money order to:

MOPH 423
2 Carson Circle
Fountain, CO 80817


MOPH National Headquarters
5413-B Backlick Road
Springfield, VA 22151