|Me and My husband (John) at Ray City, GA|
|Proclamation from Homerville, GA|
- A Purple Heart City, County, or location has issued a proclamation declaring their area or
institution as having great admiration for the men and women from who have served in the Armed Forces
- They also recognize the service and sacrifice of our nation's Combat Wounded and those who were killed in action.
- They have a chance to honor their local veterans, their Purple Heart recipients, and tell them and their families they appreciate their service and the sacrifices they have made.
Why do you want to travel the state and go to all these places as they become Purple Heart locations?
|Valdosta, GA - Chapter 1000 Members,|
Department Commander, and Mayor
|Collecting and Giving Info|
Of course, we would love to see our membership grow. As a new chapter that just formed and received its charter in the last quarter of 2013, we are looking to increase our numbers. But we don't want to simply increase our numbers. We want to bring awareness of the MOPH into our communities, we want to engage in projects that give back and have a real impact, and we want to be able to proudly thank these veterans across our area for their service.
|Patriot Guard Riders standing at the rear…Got you back, guys|
|Ray City, GA as the Honor Guard from |
Moody AFB presents the colors
The cities and communities that these members are in have recognized them and thanked them. That was something that didn't happen with they came home from the war they fought so many decades ago. As you can see above and to the left, The American Legion /Patriot Guard Riders came out to one small town celebration. We were grateful of the outpouring and attention from this group in Ray City. My husband, and commander, John stated:
"If I can get them just a little thanks and recognition, it is the least I can do as a younger vet."
|Presentation to WGTC by|
|Wiregrass Georgia Tech in Valdosta, GA -|
4 Campuses represented and their VSA Faculty
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