DEC Meeting Attendees (11 Feb 2017)

Department Commander Walter Swenson presenting First Responders' plaque for injuries incurred in the performance of his duties in July 2017 to Deputy Jon Beival, Forsyth County Sheriffs office, with Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman.

​​​​City Hall Illuminated for Purple Heart Day (7 August 2017)


If your County, City, School or other location has not been declared a Purple heart Location yet contact the closest chapter to you to find out how.

​​​​​GA Department Convention (27-29 April 2018)

Department of Georgia President Amanda Flener (Unit 1000) re-elected as Region IV President.

Doug Middleton elected as National Senior Vice Commander of The Military Order of the Purple Heart


Walter Swenson

(239) 404-5274

​​​Support the Annual Department Gun Raffle!

​​2017 - 2018 Department President

Jo Ann Crony Unit #592

And all the Elected and Appointed Officers 

Georgia MOPH Department

​​​​​First Responders' Plaque for Jon Beival (23 August 2017)

​​​​Purple Heart Golf Tournament (13 August 2017)

The MOPH Department of Georgia is holding its annual gun raffle at the Department Convention.  All of the proceeds are used to help Georgia veterans.  You need not be present at the Convention to win.  Obtain your raffle tickets by contacting Department Commander Walter Swenson (239-404-5274).  Check out the gun raffle flyer below for the firearms being raffled.


David Raper

(404) 735-5124

A heart felt Congratulations to Doug Middleton on his recent election to National Senior Vice Commander!! Doug was overwhelmingly elected Senior Vice Commander at the National Convention in Dallas Texas shortly ago. With his experience as Chapter Commander, Department Commander , Region IV Commander and most recently National Junior Vice Commander he has the experience and expertise to help lead the Purple Heart in the right direction.  I know you will all join me in wishing National Senior Vice Commander Doug Middleton " CONGRATULATIONS"!  Well Done Sir!

Walter  Swenson Department Commander.

​​33rd Annual Department of GA Convention (2-4 June 2017)

​​GA DEC Meeting (11 Feb 2017)

(l to r) Jerry Harrison (Chapter 826 Finance Officer), Farris Johnson (Dept CDR), Doug Middleton (Region IV CDR), Mike Pilvinsky (Chapter 826 CDR), Jim Blaylock (past MOPH National CDR)

​​2017- 2018 Department Commander

Walter Swenson Chapter #576

And all the Elected and Appointed Officers 

(l to r)  Robert Nelson (Dept Jr. Vice CDR), Walter Swenson (Dept Sr. Vice CDR), Farris Johnson (Dept CDR), Peggy Gates (LAMOPH CDR), Dave Raper (Dept Adjutant), Charles Turner (Dept Finance)

Department of Georgia and Chapter 1000 Recognized for Having the Greatest Percentage Membership Increases

​​​​​Doug Middleton Becomes National Sr. Vice Commander (August 2017)

Meeting location: UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel

                                1197 South Lumpkin Street

​                                Athens, GA 30602​​​

​​     Click Convention Registration Form Below for Details

​​​​​​GA Department Golf Outing (26 April 2018)