Purple Heart Vacations.
Vacations for Veterans (www.vacationsforveterans.org) offers cabins, timeshares, beachfront condos, and other accommodations donated by their owners for use by veterans who received a Purple Heart while serving in Afghanistan or Iraq. They're filled up for this year, but you can apply again on January 3, 2011.
Check the Web site above and click on "Veterans." The FAQ outlines the steps, such as you'll need a copy of your DD-214 plus the letter that came with your Purple Heart. You also can contact info@Va cationsForVeterans.org, or telephone 800-831-8803 if you don't have Internet access or e-mail.
Vacations for Veterans is a civilian 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. All monetary contributions are tax deductible.