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Hayes-Krell Chapter 159 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart will be hosting the 4th Annual Purple Heart Ceremony on August 4, 2019, at 1:00 PM at the Illinois State War Memorial Site at Oak Ridge Cemetary, 1441 Monument Ave, Springfield, IL 62702


The 81st Annual Department of Illinois Meeting of the Military Order of the Purple Heart was held May 5th, 2019 in Oaklawn, Ilinois.

The election of new State Officers included two members of Chapter 159, Pete Dowding was elected to the position of Jr. Vice-Commander and Dan Wellman was appointed as the Legislative Laison.  

Shiloh, IL, recently signed a proclamation designating Shiloh as a Purple Heart Community.


Shiloh Proclamation (PDF)