You must be on active duty or have an honorable discharge and provide proof of the Purple Heart Medal award.   DD-214 or equivalent documentation should be submitted with the application for membership.


Lifetime membership is $50.  You can pay for membership via credit card or check when you submit the required documentation to:


      MOPH Headquarters

      3413-B Backlick Road

      Springfield, VA 22151

For new members of  Chapter 817, the Chapter will pay $25 of the $50 Life Membership Dues.  Request new members call or write Don Kellum at (803) 983-6242 or e-mail

Donations to Chapter 817 may be sent by check or money order to:

Purple Heart Chapter 817

P.O. Box 3381

Sumter SC 29151

How to Join Chapter 817