CHAPTER PROGRAMS

VETERAN ASSISTANCE

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If you are a Veteran in need or know one, we are here to help. Please contact us.

SCHOLARSHIP

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Every year the Chapter offers scholarships to Purple Heart Recipients and to a dependent of Active Duty or a Veteran. See if you quality below.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

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Chapter 1000 is out in the South Georgia Community daily working to assist veterans and their families. If you know of an event we should be at please contact us.

PURPLE HEART TRAIL

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The purpose of the Purple Heart Trail is to create a symbolic and honorary system of road and locations to pay tributee to those awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Are you on the list?

ROTC / JROTC

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We proudly support these future service members through a myriad of programs and awards. 

AMERICANISM

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Our Patriots work with schools and other organizations to help promote the U.S. and the quest for freedom. Do you have an event you would like us to attend?

COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS FOR THE VETS

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The Chapter serves Coffee and Doughnuts to veterans at the Valdosta CBOC as a small thank you and provides camaraderie. We hope to expand this program to other VA facilities. 

DEPLOYED FAMILY DINNERS

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As Combat Wounded Veterans we recognize how important it is to know your loved ones are being taken care of back home. To do this we humbly serve holiday dinners to families of deployed service members. 

SOUTH GEORIA PURPLE HEART BALL

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Every Year we gather in South Georgia to honor our Veterans, First Responders and those that give back to our community. This event is open to the public. Check back later to see how you can attend or support this evening of camaraderie and appreciation to those who have sacrificed so much for all of us.

Chapter award pROGRAMS

GARY WAYNE NELMS AWARD

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Named in memory of a Vietnam Combat Wounded Marine who returned home and spent his life striving to help veterans and their families, the chapter recognizes individuals who go above and beyond to help veterans across Georgia annually with this award.

FIRST RESPONDER OF THE YEAR AWARD

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Chapter 1000 recognizes those brave men and women who work tirelessly to protect our freedoms here at home. We humbly recognize a Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, Fire Fighter of the Year. from the departments across South Georgia.

HOMETOWN HEROS AWARD

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The Hometown Hero Award may be presented throughout the year to individuals who are changing the lives of veterans, their families or those in their community. DO you know someone who should be recognized?