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Henry Talmage "Hammerin' Hank" Elrod (September 27, 1905–December 23, 1941) was a US Marine Corps aviator. He was the first aviator to receive the Medal of Honor during World War II, for his heroism in the defense of Wake Island. READ MORE...

Auxiliary Unit 596

Chartered November 21, 2001

MAJ. Henry Talmage Elrod Memorial Chapter
596 - Savannah, GA

Chartered December 16, 1991

Chapter 596 was chartered in 1991by the  Military Order of the Purple Heart. We have a proud tradition of helping all veterans. If you would like to find out how to get involved or join our chapter please contact one 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

James Miller

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Chapter Adjutant


John Davis

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Unit President

Elaine Davis

Meeting Day & Time

1st Saturday of the Month

1:00 PM

Meeting Location

American Legion #184

1 Legion Drive

Thunderbolt, Georgia 31404

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