TEXAS STATE COMMANDER 2018-2020
JON LUNKWICZ, US ARMY
Jon Lunkwicz joined the US Army and served as an infantryman from 1971 through 1975. Jon’s eligibility for the Military Order of the Purple Heart was from wounds incurred during his service in Vietnam in 1971. Jon has a solid background in business and finance, with over 33 years in sales, marketing and accounting in the insurance industry. Applying his understanding of business & finance, Jon brought his tested techniques to successfully contribute to the growth of veteran non-profit organizations. Jon organized and started the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #1513 in DFW / Mid-cities area August 2013. As a member of Chapter 1513 he is past Chapter Commander and currently serves as Chapter Adjutant / Finance Officer from 2013-2020.
Jon has served as the MOPH Department of Texas Chief of Staff (North), Department Junior and Senior Vice Commander. On 19 May 2018 Jon Lunkwicz was elected as Department of Texas Commander and reelected in May 2019 for his second year.
Jon is married to his sweetheart Lisa Holmes, an Associate Member (Chapter 1513) and has a step daughter, Sara living in Germany.