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Welcome To Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 1836

  • The Military Order of the Purple Heart - Alamo Chapter 1836 represents more than 730 members in and around the San Antonio, Texas area.  Each member is a Purple Heart recipient and welcomes all Veterans.  The Chapter meets once a month at VFW Post 8541 located at 2222 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX  at 9:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

  • The Chapter's members have earned the Purple Heart Medal in campaigns that include World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).


2020 Tip of the Spear Sporting Clay shoot fundraiser

In 2018 Bexar County Commissioners Court approved a wonderful place for the placement of a veteran’s monument on the banks of the San Antonio River across the River from the beautiful and historic Mission Concepcion. The name of the monument is called “Tip of the Spear” which  represents and dedicated to San Antonia's from all branches of the Military who have served and gave the ultimate sacrifice.

“The monument will fly the United States flag along with the three soldiers, left, a Vietnam Veteran, looking at the Flag, proud of his service, Center, WWII/Korean Veteran, arriving home to a heroe’s welcome; right, a veteran represents in the Middle East, Global Conflicts and OIF/OEF. On guard,  following tradition of warriors past.” Registration Information

Fundraising letter

Chapter 1836 Fundraising Letter (docx)


High School Schoolarship


The Military Order of the Purple Heart Auxiliary, Incorporated (MOPHA) is pleased to announce that a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 is available.  

All applicants will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and the recipient will be recognized at our organization’s meeting June 6, 2020.  It is in keeping with the mission of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Auxiliary to encourage and facilitate the education of a Purple Heart recipient and/or a descendent of the Purple Heart recipient.  

Prospective eligible applicants can request the application form by contacting:  Dolores A. Amador-Hernandez, Scholarship Chairman at amadordoloresa@gmail.com: or by mail to Dolores A. Amador-Hernandez, MOPHA Scholarship Chairman, 19230 Barrow Bay, San Antonio, TX 78258.  Or  click  on  the  cite  below  to  view  and  print  the  scholarship  form.

Scholarship 2020 2 (pdf)


Spurs Tickets

Please see the attached link. The Spurs  Military Programs Representative have set up so the  link to purchases a Spurs ticket to our games in April, through the link, the  Spurs will  be donating $5 per ticket to Purple Heart chapter 1836. Please feel free to send this link out to all your contacts and your members to send to their  contacts. The more tickets sold this way, more funds are raised for the Tip of the Spear statue.


2020 Fiesta Medal