February 29, 2020
Our Junior Vice Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart in Southwest Florida (Lee, Collier & Hendry Counties) was born on November
10, 1926 and passed away on February 4, 2020.
Bert was combat wounded while serving in the Pacific Theater in WWII in 1945 on a combat jump in the Philippines. Bert also did several tours in Vietnam as a Special Forces Commander.
In his Military Career Bert was awarded the Silver Star, 4 Bronze Stars, 2 Purple Hearts, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal along with several Campaign Ribbons.
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Executive meetings are held at the Veterans Museum in Cape Coral on the third Tuesday monthly at 10:00 AM with the exception of July and August. No meetings are held these two months.
Next Meeting is on March 17, 2020
Chapter 696 encompasses all of Lee, Hendry and Collier counties. All life members are welcome to attend meetings and events. Your inputs help the Chapter grow and prosper.
Bert Kurland Junior Vice Commander passed away February 4, 2020. He was our Chapter Hero. Rest in peace our Brother in Arms.
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