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Chapter 492 - Donald R. Johnston Memorial Chapter

Columbus, GA

Established:          October 26, 1983

Meeting Location: DAV #7

                                      1000 Victory Drive

                                      Columbus, GA 31901


Meeting Day:          2nd Saturday of the month

Meeting Time:       Noon


Commander:        Harold  Jones

                                    (706) 687-2924

Adjutant:             John Wilder

                                   (706) 329-1876


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Chapter 531 - North East Georgia

Athens, GA

Established:           January 6, 1987

Meeting Location: Hilltop Grille

                                      2310 West Broad Street

                                      Athens, GA 30606


Meeting Day:          2nd Wednesday of the month

Meeting Time:        11:30 AM


Commander:        Farris Johnson

                                     (706) 498-6730

Adjutant:              Jim Creager

                                    (706) 231-1051


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Chapter 596 - Maj. Henry Talmage Elrod Memorial Ch.

Savannah, GA

Established:           December 16, 1991

Meeting Location:  American Legion Post 184

                                      1 Legion Drive

                                      Thunderbolt, GA 30009


Meeting Day:          1st Saturday of the month

Meeting Time:        1:00 PM


Commander:        Jim Caines

                                    (912) 748-0320

Adjutant:             John Davis

                                    (912) 921-5268


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Chapter 834 - Rodney Maxwell Davis  Memorial Chapter

Macon, GA

Established:           February 24, 2018

Meeting Location:  TBA

                                      Newly Formed Chapter

                                      


Meeting Day:          TBA

Meeting Time:        TBA


Commander:        Ruben Jordan

                                     (478) 477-4581

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Chapter 425 - A. James Dyess Memorial Chapter

Augusta, GA

Established:          April o6, 1977

Meeting Location: Communication Workers Hall

                                      3846 Leigh Street

                                      Martinez, GA 30907


Meeting Day:          3rd Saturday of the month

Meeting Time:       1:30 PM


Commander:        Joseph Canada

                                    (706) 339-1625

Adjutant:             William Ware

                                   (706) 305-1514


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Chapter 576 - Capt. Hillard A Wilbanks Memorial Chapter

Alpharetta, GA

Established:           May 29, 1991

Meeting Location:  American Legion Post 201

                                      201 Wills Road

                                      Alpharetta, GA 30009


Meeting Day:          4th Monday of the month

Meeting Time:        7:00 PM


Commander:        John Hawes

                                     (678) 779-8196

Adjutant:              Michael Lambert

                                    (404) 731-2662


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Chapter 465 - Gen. WM Cunningham Memorial Chapter

Atlanta, GA

Established:          August 29, 1982

Meeting Location: Piccadilly Restaurant

                                      1715 Howell Mill Road

                                      Atlanta, GA 30318


Meeting Day:          3rd Saturday of the month

Meeting Time:       Noon


Commander:        William Jones

                                    (404) 339-1625

Adjutant:             James Gordon

                                   (678) 613-3320


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Chapter 826 - North Georgia Chapter

Ellijay, GA

Established:           December 17, 2015

Meeting Location:  IHOP - Jan, Feb, April, July, Aug, Oct & Nov.

                                      Charlie's Italian - Mar, Jun, Sep & Dec.

                                      Ellijay, GA 30540



Meeting Day:          3rd Thursday of the month

Meeting Time:        12:30 PM (IHOP) 5:00 PM (Charlie's)


Commander:        Mike Pilvinsky

                                     (706) 889-5254

Adjutant:              Carl Milam

                                    (404) 695-1032

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The Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Georgia currently has 10 Chapters spread across the State. The map to the left will show you the locations of the chapters and the general areas they cover. While we do not have all counties currently assigned to a specific chapter the department does assist all veterans in every county. 


We are currently establishing new chapters across the state. If you are someone you know might want to join please CLICK HERE. 


To find a chapter near you, you can click on a location marker or continue scrolling down. If you are in a county that is currently gray or would like to start a chapter closer to you, we would like to hear from you. Please CONTACT US and a department officer will get back with you shortly.

VA Volunteers

Chapter 1000 - South Georgia Chapter

Fitzgerald, GA

Established:           October 10, 2013

Meeting Location:  Duncan Masonic Lodge #234

                                      105 South McKinley Street

                                      Nashville, GA 31639


Meeting Day:          2nd Thursday of the month

Meeting Time:        6:00 PM


Commander:        Matt Bridges

                                     (229) 569-0915

Adjutant:              Shawn Knowlton

                                    (646) 318-1035


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Chapter 525 - Rome

Rome, GA

Established:          July 23, 1986

Meeting Location: John C. Parker Senior Citizen Center

                                      1325 Kingston Highway

                                      Rome, GA 30161


Meeting Day:          1st Monday of the month

Meeting Time:       7:00 PM


Commander:       Archie Armer

                                    (770) 684-7169

Adjutant:             Bobby Gayton

                                   (770) 382-7607


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