Our Mission

This corporation is formed to advise, support and assist the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in its mission to collect, preserve and share the stories of Purple Heart recipients. This corporation also exists that it may solicit and accept donations to the Purple Heart Hall of Honor, Inc., in furtherance of this mission. Contributions to this corporation will be used for the enhancement and expansion of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor to further its technological, educational and research capabilities and to best present the archive to the public.

The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor as well as the memorabilia and remembrances enshrined within, shall stand as a living monument to all of the recipients of the Purple Heart and will educate and inspire Americans of all ages for generations to come.


  • Richard Lay*


  • Vacant


  • Thomas Weddell


  • Edie Meeks


  • Andrew Komonchak

    Executive Director

Board of Directors

    Paul Bucha* **
  • Paul Bucha* **
  • Daniel Clarino*
  • Col. Charles Faro
  • Patrick Gartland
  • George Green
  • Hershel Gober*
  • James F. Hall
  • Glen Heller
  • William Kaplan
  • Hon. James Kulisek
  • Luke Lyons
  • Lt.Col. Bruce McKenty*
  • Jeremy McVey
  • Peter M. Olympia, Jr.
  • Alan Seidman
  • Major Kathleen Silvia
  • Major Kathleen Sileno
  • Col. Darrell Supak
  • Col. Russell Vernon


    Paul Bucha* **
  • Dr. John D’Ambrosio
  • Col. Richard Esau*
  • Joseph R. Farina
  • Lt. Gen. James D. Hughes*
  • Senator William J. Larkin, Jr.
  • Everett Smith
  • * Purple Heart recipient
  • ** Medal of Honor recipient

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