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Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation Proudly Supports National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC

Purple Heart Wounded Warriors to Ride with Gary Sinise on Parade Float!

WASHINGTON - Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation, (MOPHSF) is proud to announce its Three-Star Sponsorship of the National Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 30th, in Washington, DC. As supporting sponsor there will be a Purple Heart float with OIF/OEF Purple Heart Wounded Warriors riding with great American actor, Gary Sinise.

The 2011 National Memorial Day Parade, steps off at 2:00 p.m. and will be broadcast on the Military Channel, Pentagon Channel with extensive news coverage by Fox News Channel. Watch for the Purple Heart float with Purple Heart wounded warriors riding alongside Gary Sinise.

The National Memorial Day Parade is our nation’s largest Memorial Day event. Each year, more than 250,000 spectators and 3,000 participants convene in Washington, DC to honor our heroes who have worn the uniform. The Parade includes hundreds of active duty troops each year, featuring many of the military's most legendary units, among them the "Old Guard" and the Marine Band, dubbed "The President's Own." Ceremonial units representing each branch of the military lead off the parade, serving as an honor guard for the year's Grand Marshals, while the parade's "grand finale" consists of hundreds of active duty troops in battle dress, many of whom have just recently returned home from deployment on the front lines.

About the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation

The Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation (MOPHSF) in a non-profit Veteran Service Organization, headquartered in Annandale, VA and offers innovative programs and services to veterans and their families. MOPHSF also provides financial resources to the Military Order of Purple Heart, of the USA, and the Ladies Auxiliary to promote Patriotism, Fraternalism, and the Preservation of America's military history. The MOPH represents veterans’ interests before the Congress, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Defense and elsewhere. The National Service Officers provide assistance and representation for all veterans, their dependents and survivors, in obtaining their rightful entitlements and benefits. All service is FREE.

Contacts

Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation
Tempie Thompson, 703-635-3531
tthompson@mophsf.org
www.mophsf.org
or
National Memorial Day Parade 2011
American Veterans Center
Paul Olivett, 814-883-8067 



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