Our brothers and sisters who have left this earth and paid the ultimate sacrifice.
The Past in History, the Future is a mystery, and the Present is a gift from our God.
"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation."
President George Washington
The July meeting will be held at the DAV in Coweta
Delivered a Gold Star Afghan to the family of LTC. Ron Scott, USAF. LTC Scott was KIA during the Vietnam War and recently interred in Claremore, OK.
June 1, 2019 - 4th Annual Poker. Carousel Lounge Jamesville Y Olk Town Scooter South 40
June 26 - 30 CVMA National, Boise, ID
Aug 24 - Inaugural 5 Branch Memorial Run,Tulsa - Chaper 10-2 CVMA
Articles of interest:
[*] Taps bugler:
A program helping to provide live Taps for Veterans at military funerals is important to us! Please contact us on information about providing a live bugler to sound Taps at the ceremony for your loved one. Just go to Find A Bugler on your computer. Please explore the website and I hope you come away with a l ittle more knowledge about this great American treasure we have in those 24 notes. ”
[*] Patriot Tour: A 110-day journey to honor disabled veterans:
excerpts from an article publiched by SARAH STULTZ | Albert Lea (Minn.) Tribune | Published: May 22, 2019 -
The flag started on the journey Saturday, leaving from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, and will travel 14,500 miles with motorcycle riders through all 48 continental states before arriving back in Beaver Dam on Sept. 7. Nation of Patriots is a 501(c)3 organization that works on a national level to promote awareness of and financially support the physical, emotional and economic misfortune that disabled veterans and their families live with every day. Nation of Patriots ensures that 100% of funds raised go directly to the veterans it strives to help, Sherer said in a news release. The organization works with Veterans Affairs facilities and other veteran organizations to identify the recipients of its funds.
Something to think about -
If something happens to you, would your spouse know where to go to find important papers like your DD-214, insurance papers, last will and testament?
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