Military Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Nevada


By Len Yelinek

Mac Rowell (left) and Billy Weldon observe while Len Yelinek shows a Purple Heart medal to Mitchell Yetter of the Basic High School Marine Corps JROTC and discusses the history of the medal, during the Western Regional College Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, May 5th. Weldon, Region 6 MOPH Commander, installed Yelinek as Commander of the Dept. of Nevada for 2018-2019. Rowell is the adjutant of Las Vegas Chapter 711. Recipients of the Purple Heart were saluted during the rodeo.