Veterans

June 19, 2013

Reunions

July 2013

Veterans & Friends of Spain
Sevilla, Spain
July 1-7
For more information, call Eddie Macklin at (917) 963-2136 or email emacklin@comcast.net.

Army Sec Agency (ASA) Korea 351st Comm Recon Co (1952-1953)
Great Barrington, Mass.
July 15-18
For more information, call George Fleck at (413) 528-9233 or email pennies11@verizon.net.

96th Inf OCS Co Class 64-67 (Fort Benning, Ga.)
Colorado Springs, Colo.
July 15-19
For more information, call Fred Beckman at (609) 894-9673 or email fbbeckman@comcast.net.

C Trp 1-2 ACR (Fort Polk, La., 1993-1996)
Chicago, Ill.
July 18-20
For more information, call Marcos Rico at (909) 200-0020j or email marcosrico30@yahoo.com.

238th Eng Cbt Bn (World War II)
Nashville, Tenn.
July 18-21
For more information, call James Druck at (717) 318-2617 or email jim-druck@verizon.net.

24th Transportation Co
Fort Riley, Kansas
July 19-20
For more information, call Ronald Dunlap at (540) 877-3542 or email retread@24thtruckmasters.net.

28th Cbt Support Hospital
Fayetteville, N.C.
July 19-21
For more information, call Rachel Bremseth at (601) 750-8166 or email rach8361@me.com.

91st MP Bn (Korea)
Madison, Wisc.
July 23-26
For more information, call Norm Murray at (608) 358-4573 or email normanjoan@msn.com.

3rd Bn 8th Inf Ivy Dragoons
Gatlinburg, Tenn.
July 25-28
For more information, call Steve Edmunds at (949) 294-6981 or email edmundsdb@aol.com.

SAC Elite Guard Security Police (Offutt AFB, Neb.)
Omaha, Neb.
July 25-28
For more information, call Gary Schwirtz at (507) 319-5902 or email gschwirtz@charter.net.

20th Eng Bde Vietnam Vets
New Orleans, La.
July 26-28
For more information, call Gerald Manint at (217) 678-8159 or email gmanint@mediacombb.net.

866th Eng Avn Bn
Davenport, Iowa
July 26-28
For more information, call Karen Cheatham Baumbach at (404) 843-1377 or email baumbach@bellsouth.net.

4258th/307th AMS Photo/Madrac (Utapao, Thailand)
Denver, Colo.
July 26-29
For more information, call Robert Turcotte at (530) 283-3704 or email lemetis@sbcglobal.net.

Army Transportation Corps
Hampton Roads, Va.
July 27
For more information, call Warren Joyce at (757) 223-1898 or email wjoyce4@cox.net.

12th Armd Div
St. Louis, Mo.
July 31-Aug. 4
For more information, call Mary Anne Delker at (636) 928-5391 or email mdelker@att.net.

Society of 1st Inf Div “Big Red One”
Jacksonville, Fla.
July 31-Aug. 4
For more information, call Jen Sanford at (215) 654-1969 or email soc1id@aol.com.

Eaton DD/DDE 510
Dubuque, Iowa
July 1-6
For more information, call Fred Hinze at (631) 220-9750 or email catsupman@optonline.net.




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VA expands disability benefits for AF personnel exposed to contaminated aircraft

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Army photograph by SSgt. Opal Vaughn

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VA launches community-based employment service for homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced June 10 a new employment program aimed at helping job-ready Veterans exiting homelessness, and those on the brink of homelessness, gain stable and long-term employment. The new program, Homeless Veteran Community Employment Services, relies on Community Employment Coordinators who know their communities and can work with local employers to...
 
 

Arlington denies burial of guardsman killed in chopper crash

Arlington National Cemetery says a Louisiana National Guardsman who was killed in a helicopter crash in the Gulf of Mexico can’t be buried at the hallowed grounds because he was killed during a training exercise. The burial plots are only for service members who die on active duty and space is limited, the cemetery says....
 




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