Tagged: Purple Heart recipients

New law provides eligible Veterans and Primary Family Caregivers with access to DoD and Coast Guard commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare, and recreation retail services.

Commissary, Military Service Exchange, and MWR access extended to more Veterans beginning 2020

More veterans and caregivers to have eligibility The Department of Defense (DoD) is proud to expand commissary, exchange and morale, welfare and recreation retail eligibility to: Purple Heart recipients Former prisoners of war All veterans with service-connected disabilities Individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance… Read more

MOPH Volusia County Chapter 316 Meeting

MOPH Volusia County Chapter 316 mtg – Sat Oct 5 – The 1st Saturday of each month gathering, hosted by Military Order of the Purple Heart Volusia County Chapter 316, 1:30 – 2:30pm at 5810 S Williamson Blvd, Port Orange, 32128. ALL Purple Heart recipients are welcome! Info: Rod Phillips [email protected] .com 386.690.9553… Read more
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Secretary Wilkie testifies that VA will accelerate disability benefits claims processing for Purple Heart Medal recipients

WASHINGTON — Today at a congressional hearing VA Secretary Robert Wilkie announced that effective in April, it will provide priority disability benefits claims processing for the initial claims from discharged combat Veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Secretary Wilkie announced his decision at a hearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related… Read more