PURPLE HEART YOUTH PROGRAMS - Senior and Junior ROTC
The Military Order of the Purple Heart's Youth Programs are focused on fostering patriotism and good citizenship among America's youth.
Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Texas is proud to support our local communities, and if available will send a Purple Heart Recipient to present the award to your ROTC / JROTC underclassman during your annual awards ceremony. High School, College, University or Trade Schools, please go to the following website to order your program award. Please plan ahead as it takes approximately three weeks for processing of each order submitted. Program requirements - click here.
ROTC Leadership Award
The Military Order of the Purple Heart Award recognizes demonstrated leadership ability in a cadet/midshipman enrolled in a JROTC program in a High School, College, University or Trade School. This award consists of a medal pendant with ribbon, a separate ribbon bar and a folder with certificate.
Eligibility Requirements: Each cadet/midshipman must:
Be an Underclassman (Seniors ARE NOT eligible);
Have a positive attitude toward ROTC/JROTC and country;
Hold a leadership position in the cadet corps;
Be active in school and community affairs;
Attain a grade of “B” or better in all subjects for the previous semester; and
Not been a previous recipient of this award.
High School, College, University or Trade Schools, please go to the following website to order your program award. Please plan ahead as it takes approximately three weeks for processing of each order submitted. Order form to download and print - click here!
MOPH Chapters Instructions for ordering the Award
Individual MOPH Members or Chapters may order the award for specific schools by forwarding a written request to include school name and address, ROTC contact name and phone number, and ceremony date (if known) to MOPH Headquarters: 5413-B Backlick Road, Springfield, VA 22151.