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MOPH Chapter 711 was first incorporated in 2003, and is a MOPH Chapter in the Greater Las Vegas Nevada area . We are based in Las Vegas . Our meetings are generally held on 1st Saturday of the of the month .
Welcome to the official website for MOPH Chapter 711 in the Greater Las Vegas, Nevada! The purpose of this site is to present information for local veterans [of all eras] and their families, along with information which can be of use for veterans around the U.S. We will offer the ability to view our monthly newsletter online, list local and national resources, and list events that our MOPH Chapter is involved with.
The links above will take you to the various partitions of this site. We will update information when appropriate and add more when we have more. We intend this site to be easy to use, and full of useful or interesting facts. Visit the pages in this site to see what help is available in Nevada, what events are upcoming in Las Vegas and around the country, and what the Vietnam MOPH are all about.
"The Mission of the Military Order of the Purple heart
is to foster an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among Combat Wounded Veterans,
promote Patriotism, Support necessary legislative initiatives, and most importantly,
provide service to all veterans and their families."
Virtual events available for National Vietnam War Veterans Day
National Vietnam War Veterans Day is March 29, marking the day U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, disestablished on March 29, 1973.
This is the fourth anniversary of the day and second year in a row events will be largely virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans can stay connected and participate in virtual events.
Here’s a list of some of those events.
On VA channels
Veterans, families, friends and the general public have several options to see Vietnam memorial walls in 2021 with the release of traveling wall schedules. Learn more at https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/85842/vietnam-memorial-walls-release-schedule-with-covid-restrictions/.
Read VA Secretary Denis McDonough’s message.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund will host an online commemoration at 1 p.m. March 29 with a live webcast at www.honorvietnamveterans.org or https://www.facebook.com/VietnamVeteransMemorialFund/.
Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pins
The Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin has become “a lasting memento of the Nation’s thanks.” Living U.S. Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, regardless of location, are eligible to receive one lapel pin.
Normally, Veterans receive these lapel pins during public ceremonies. However, if there is no commemorative event planned in your area, eligible veterans can visit vietnamwar50th.com and click on “How can I get a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin?” Veterans will receive this via mail at the earliest opportunity.
Event organizers can click here for examples of how to safely host commemorative events using COVID-19 precautions on and around National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Everyone can get involved by visiting www.vietnamwar50th.com. People can also participate in the commemoration on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn by searching for “vietnamwar50th” or “vietnamwarcommemoration.”
North Las Vegas to Become a Purple Heart City
On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the North Las Vegas City Council will officially proclaim North Las Vegas as a “Purple Heart City” during its evening Council meeting at City Hall, 2250 L. V. Blvd, No., North Las Vegas, NV. The Council convenes at 6:00 PM. The public is invited to attend this patriotic ceremony.