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A. James Dyess Memorial Chapter
425 - Augusta, GA

Chartered April 6, 1977 

Auxiliary Unit 425
Chartered November 20, 1970

Chapter 425 is named in honor if Lieutenant Colonel Aquilla James Dyess. Lieutenant Colonel Aquilla James "Jimmie" Dyess (January 11, 1909 – February 2, 1944) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life" at the head of his troops during World War II, in the Battle of Kwajalein, on Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands on February 2, 1944. READ MORE...

Chapter 425 was the first chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart established in Georgia. We have a proud tradition of helping all veterans in our area. If you would like to find out how to get involved or join our chapter please contact either of the officers listed. Our meetings are open to all members. If you are a Purple Heart recipient and would like to come to a meeting to see what we are about please contact either of the officers listed. 

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Chapter Commander

Joseph Canada

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Chapter Adjutant


Alphonza Whitmore

Meeting Day & Time

3rd Saturday of the Month

1:30 PM

Meeting Location

Communications Workers Hall

(Behind K-Mart)

3846 Leigh Street, 

Martinez, Georgia 30907

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