All persons of good moral character who are awarded the Purple Heart Medal by the Government of the United States AND are Active Duty or have Honorable or General discharge are eligible for active membership in the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the U.S.A.
Please note that the MOPH does not have posthumous memberships. Only living Purple Heart Recipients are eligible for membership.
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If you are already in the system, please do not register again. Contact the Membership Department to verify your membership status.
To download an application form, please click here.
Associate Membership is available to a parent, spouse, sibling, lineal or adopted descendant (child, grandchild or great-grandchild) 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. If the Purple Heart Recipient is living, the recipient must be a member in-good-standing and he/she must sign the application to acknowledge the relationship and consent for the membership.
All information and requirements are subject to change without notice. Please allow 8-12 weeks for complete processing.