Military Order of the Purple Heart state convention is Saturday
May 07. 2013 9:36AM
The Military of the Purple Heart Chapter No. 5355 of Sioux Falls will host the MOPH fourth annual Department Convention this Saturday at the Disabled American Veterans Headquarters, 1519 W. 51st St., Sioux Falls.
A special invitation is offered to all veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart Medal to be their guests at the MOPH convention. Purple Heart veterans from North and South Dakota will be attending. Reservations for the luncheon and banquet dinner can be made by contacting Gene Murphy at DAV headquarters, 332-6866.
Mark Williamson, MOPH Chapter Commander, said, "Legislative issues on VA health care, VA budget, claims processing, Agent Orange, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, Persian Gulf Syndrome, and other important issues will be discussed during the open session of the Veterans Town Hall meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.