Veterans

March 19, 2014

Upcoming reunions

April 2-6

15th Med Bn 1st Cav Div.

Orlando, Fla.

For more information about this reunion, contact Leo Williams at (407) 277-5763 or email dragin52@hotmail.com.

 

April 3-5

4th Bn 39th Inf Rgt 9th Inf Div (Vietnam, 1966-1969)

San Antonio, Texas

For more information about this reunion, contact Jim Haines at (303) 809-1815 or email lzbearcat67@live.com.

 

April 4-5

360th Trans Co (Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, 1971-1972)

Chantilly, Va.

For more information about this reunion, contact Tom Berry at (316) 393-7716 or email tom@teberry.com.

 

April 10-13

ASA Okinawa

Huntsville, Ala.

For more information about this reunion, contact Dick Dixon at (601) 485-7567 or email dina@mlrsinc.com.

 

April 10-13

ASA Helemano (8605th AAU, 5th ASA FS & Det 5 2nd Sig Service Bn)

Huntsville, Ala.

For more information about this reunion, contact Dick Dixon at (601) 485-7567 or email dina@mlrsinc.com.

 

April 22-26

73rd Tank Bn

Las Vegas, Nev.

For more information about this reunion, contact Bob Jones at (816) 836-0969 or email bobjones73rdtkbn@yahoo.com.

 

April 24-28

585th Eng Co (Vietnam)

Indianapolis, Ind.

For more information about this reunion, contact Gerry Kinyon at (317) 804-9403.

 

April 24-25

B Co 26th Sig Bn (Flak Kaserne, Germany, 1961-1963)

Augusta, Ga.

For more information about this reunion, contact Bob Medlock at (317) 873-4236 or email bobmedlock@att.net.

 

April 24-26

76th Eng Const Bn

Lebanon, Tenn.

For more information about this reunion, contact E.P. “Zeke” Gandara at (402) 477-7230 or email zekmil@ymail.com.

 

April 24-29

85th Ord Co Direct Support (Long Binh, Vietnam, 1965-1966)

Joint Base Anacostia, D.C.

For more information about this reunion, contact Dallas Waterfill at (859) 265-7189 or email dallaswaterfill@yahoo.com.

 

April 25-27

575th Trans Co SETAF

Charleston, S.C.

For more information about this reunion, contact Bob Heemstra at (909) 792-6304 or email info@575thtransco.org.

 

April 25-27

Flatiron Crash-Rescue

Fort Rucker, Ala.

For more information about this reunion, contact Gene Bess at (573) 855-1417 or email gbess98@yahoo.com.

 

April 27-30

Transportation OCS Class 7-67 D-2

Branson, Mo.

For more information about this reunion, contact Skip LeMay at (407) 855-2831 or email francis3218@att.net.

 

April 30-May 4

L Co 21st Inf Rgt 24th Inf Div

Savannnah, Ga.

For more information about this reunion, contact George Vlasic at (910) 287-5618 or email geonanvlasic@atmc.net.

 

April 3-May 7

508th MP Bn Alumni

Branson, Mo.

For more information about this reunion, contact Don Henderson at (765) 654-5288 or email dhoink@sbcglobal.net.

 

April 30-May 3

22nd Inf Rgt Society

Branson, Fla.

For more information about this reunion, contact Betty Brenneman at (941) 697-5987 or email brenneman@realtyagent.com.

 

April 30-May 4

Aitr Weather Assn.

Charleston, S.C.

For more information about this reunion, contact Kevin Lavin at (434) 296-2832 or email airwebassn@aol.com.




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Soldier missing from World War II accounted for

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced Sept. 10 that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Pfc. Bernard Gavrin of Brooklyn, New York, was buried Sept. 12, in Arlington National Cemetery. On...
 
 
Army photograph by SSgt. Bernardo Fuller

Two Vietnam War Soldiers receive Medal of Honor

Army photograph by SSgt. Bernardo Fuller President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins in the East Room of the White House, Sept. 15, 2014. Adkins distinguished himself during 3...
 
 
Courtesy photograph

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...
 




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