Chapter 566 Military Order of the Purple Hearts will meet at 11 a.m. Feb. 16. Guest speaker will be retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Mike Ferguson, West Florida’s Army representative to the Secretary of the Army for retirees in our area. He also works for a firm that provides legal service to both active and retired military families. Ferguson will speak about military growth in the region and what is happening in today’s military.

The group also will discuss Purple Heart Day, Aug. 7 of every year. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos baseball team will dedicate its Aug. 7 game to Purple Heart recipients.

A meal sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary will be served after the meeting.

All patriots and wives are encouraged to make an extra effort to attend this meeting at West Milton Church of Christ, 5300 W. U.S. 90 in Pace. Call Commander Eustice Shiver for more information.