Military Order

 of the

Purple Heart


    Texas Capital Chapter 1919

   Austin, Texas

Last Updated 4-7-2014


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Book on Korean War

Chapter 1919 has available "Korea Reborn ", a book on the Korean War provided by the Korean government. We have sufficient copies on hand to provide (free of charge) to all of the Chapter's Korean War veterans.

Below Adjutant Milt Carr presents a copy of "Korea Reborn" to Paul Dreiseszum, son of Patriot Philip Dreiseszum (deceased). Paul drove all the way from Waco to attend our George Washington's Birthday Dinner Party.




Date: April 12th, 10:00 AM


Location: VFW Post 4443, 7614 Thomas Springs Road, Austin, TX 78736


Program: Monthly Meeting and Annual Elections






Milton Carr, Adjutant

Chapter 1919, Military Order of the Purple Heart

5114 Balcones Woods Dr., Suite 307 #175

Austin, Texas 78759-5212



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Texas Capital Chapter 1919, Military Order of the Purple Heart, takes the lead with projects, in addition to our permanent Purple Heart VA Coffee Bar and Purple Santa Programs, that are supportive of America’s currently deployed military, veterans of all wars, veterans’ families, and community youth sports; and acts in concert with other organizations that share these worthy objectives.  Projects are limited in scope only by the resources available and donations are always welcome.  Chapter 1919 pledges to apply 100 percent of contributions received to the project designated. We believe that these projects support the needs of veterans and provide maximum use of your support. Review the overview provided for our current initiatives and please support them.

MOPH 1919 Veteran Support Projects

Purple Heart Golf Tournament MOPH 1919 with very much support from the Mustang Heritage Foundation sponsored a golf tournament at River Place Country Club on September 10-11 2013. This promises to be a very enjoyable and beneficial event.

Needy Veteran Assistance

MOPH 1919 provides  assistance to Veterans and families in need  with emergency situations within the Chapters means.
Red, White & Bike
MOPH 1919 identifies “Little Heroes”, children of "Wounded Warriors" between the ages of 4 through 12 to receive brand new bicycles from this outstanding organization.

Honor Flight Austin
MOPH 1919 has established (DBA) Honor Flight Austin to fund flights for local WWII Veterans to Washington, D. C., in order for them to visit their Memorials.

See the photo presentation from Austin Honor Flight's first flight June 2012, see the link at bottom of link on left.
National Educational Center  
MOPH 1919’s own Patriot John Burkhardt is Region 12 Coordinator for this private fund raiser for the "Build the Education Center at the Wall” to collect pictures and stories of all Vietnam Veterans who’s names are listed on the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D. C.
American Widow Project
This dedicated organization provides support for Widows and Widowers whose spouses died as a result of wounds received in combat. MOPH 1919 assist them by providing our resources to support and establish benefits available to them.
Heroes Night Out

This outstanding organization raises funds and arranges “paid” events for veterans.

Wheelers for the Wounded
Wheelers for the Wounded - San Antonio is a wonderful non-profit organization that Chapter 1919 partners with to provide wounded warriors access to their off-road adventures.

Fallen Soldiers Project
The American Fallen Soldiers Project is a non-profit patriotic venture of the artist Phil Taylor. He prepares and presents portraits to the families of fallen soldiers.

Operation R&R
The Operation R&R Project is a non-profit patriotic venture of local resort property owners that arrange to loan their properties to veterans for a vacation retreat at no charge. They also provide gift cards for dining, supplies and entertainment for their vacation. Please support this worthy project.

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