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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Two Vietnam War Soldiers, one from Civil War to receive Medal of Honor

U.S. Army graphic Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and former Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat will receive the Medal of Honor for actions in Vietnam. The White House announced Aug. 26 that Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. A...
 
 

Reunions

Sept. 7-9 603rd AC&W Radar Sqdn (Germany, 1960-1966) Kansas City, Mo. For more information, contact Roger Kirby at 417) 358-3654 or email rakmak@sbcglobal.net. Sept. 9-14 58th Ftr Assn (58th & 474th, WWII-2014) Norfolk, Va. For more information, contact Jean Kupferer at (812) 945-7649 or email jkupferer@twc.com. Sept. 10-15 Army Air Corps Pilot Classes of WWII...
 
 

VA outlines actions taken to improve access to care, implement IG recommendations from

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Aug. 26 released the final report of its review of systemic issues with patient scheduling and access issues at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. VA concurred with the recommendations in the final report and, in many cases, has already implemented action plans and made improvements...
 

 

HUD, VA, USICH announce 33 percent drop in veteran homelessness since 2010

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Aug. 26released a new national estimate of veteran homelessness in the United States. Data collected during the annual Point-in-Time Count conducted in January 2014 shows there were 49,933 homeless veterans in America, a decline of 33...
 
 

VA announces new grants to help end veterans homelessness

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced Aug. 11 the award of approximately $300 million in grants that will help approximately 115,000 homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. The grants will be distributed to 301 community agencies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Under the...
 
 

VA funds SoCal agencies in battle to end homelessness

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced Aug. 11 the award of $23.1 million in homeless prevention grants to counties in Southern California. The grants will serve approximately 4,400 homeless and at-risk Veteran families as part of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program. This award will serve Veteran families associated with 17 different...
 




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