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Thank You from the Revolution Soccer Team

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Wayne and Tom,


 
Thank you for joining us this past Saturday! It was a pleasure meeting you guys. I hope that you enjoyed your time at Gillette Stadium. Attached are a couple of photos from the day.


 
Best of luck with all of your future endeavors. Thank you for all that you guys do; especially for Special Olympics Massachusetts. I look forward to taking the plunge!


 

 
Best,


 
Sean Ndebele

New England Revolution | Community Relations Coordinator

Gillette Stadium | One Patriot Place | Foxborough, MA  02035

O: (508) 549-0550 | E: SeanN@revolutionsoccer.net | W: Community



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Thank you for all your efforts on Memorial Day Weekend

ALL –
Please accept my deepest thanks for your efforts on Memorial Day Weekend.  No one person can accomplish all that is needed to ensure we properly honor our fallen.Together, we were successful in honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.  

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Kevin J Cook – US Navy (Ret.)Director of Veterans ServicesShared Services District of Randolph & MiltonCell 617-251-7767

Newsletter (5/24/2019) Memorial Day 2019 Message

May 24, 2019


 Inside this issue   TREA “The Enlisted Association” Washington Update • Memorial Day 2019 Message   TREA “The Enlisted Association” Washington Update     Memorial Day 2019 Message     2019 Memorial Day Message  
I bring you warm greetings from TREA: The Enlisted Association National President Philip Hilinski and the full Board of Directors as we approach Memorial Day 2019. It is inspiring that so many Americans will honor their loved ones with visits to cemeteries or participate in ceremonies across the Nation. A special thanks goes out to those still on active duty, veterans, their loved ones and friends who provide continual support.

Memorial Day’s message is powerful. It is not just a day off from work/school or a day for sales at the mall – it is about a time to reflect, it is about FREEDOM — to honor the memory of all who served, and especially those who died, in service to America.

The message today is simple – it is for all but especially for the children – the boys and girls that are the future generation – and some that will follow in the footsteps of their great-grandfathers, grandfathers/mothers or fathers/mothers and become America’s service members and veterans.

As you look to celebrate many of our fallen heroes on Memorial Day 2019, here is a challenge for each of you – please take a moment and reflect. We know or are connected in some way to a veteran or an active duty service member. Think about your family or personal connection to veterans or members of the armed forces. Is it a grandparent, an uncle/aunt, or perhaps a parent or spouse?

For me, Ken Greenberg, it is simple: my Dad – an Army Sergeant in World War II and my Mom a civilian employee of the Army. Take a moment now and identify your connection. As adults, we remember and recall the stories – but it is the youth of today that will soon need to carry the torch and pass it on to the next generation.

I have often been asked by children why I advocate for veterans and service members. I explained it is my way to give back to those who served and to honor and recognize the sacrifice made by so many to keep America free.

It is part of life’s lessons – passing the torch from generation to generation – and a small way to remind each person to share the torch.  So on this Memorial Day, let us not only be saddened for the loved ones lost, but rejoice in the FREEDOMS we have and how they were earned and are maintained.

Heroes are everywhere, some are already gone, some are in our presence today and some will become the heroes of tomorrow. Heroes are right in front of you – you will see them at Memorial Day Parades across America, at backyard BBQs, sitting across from you at the dinner table, or as you watch the news on TV. They are the men and women who wear the uniforms of our past, present and future. If you can give them a handshake or hug and say thank you.

The symbols of America and Freedom are interlocked – Flags in the wind, the sound of Taps, headstones on graves at cemeteries and our Nation protected by our service members past, present and future. Take a moment now to honor them and remind the children in your life to carry on the legacy of Memorial Day.

Each Symbol is a simple and dignified tribute to America’s departed heroes. When we bury a service member or veteran part of the final tribute includes a flag and the words “on behalf of a grateful nation.” It is their service and stories across the conflicts and generations, humble and inspire us. On this and every Memorial Day, show gratitude, remember and honor their service and memory. Pass the torch to the next generation and remember that Freedom is not free.

Ken Greenberg
Director of Veterans and Military Policy
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VFW Action Corps Weekly, May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019        In This Issue:1. VFW Storms the Hill to #AxeWidowsTax2. VFW Attends Army Leadership Roundtable3. Congress Advances Legislation to Fix the Kiddie Tax 4. House Passes Nine Veteran Bills5. House Armed Services Hearing on Military Suicide6. Senate Debates Legislation on Suicide Prevention and Women Veterans7. Trump Picks Barrett to Lead Air Force8. Disabled […]

May 2019 membership report

May 2019 AMVETS EXECUTIVE REPORT Help with your new Post leadership transition. Show them the ropes and the potholes. The new leaders need to hit the ground running. Team up to contact members that have not renewed. Numbers are attached. We still have 20,000 members in the wings. Get them to take a seat. Make […]

Lawmakers to VA: End Harassment of Female Vets at Medical Centers

15 May 2019Military.com | By Richard Sisk A bipartisan group of lawmakers called on Department of Veterans AffairsSecretary Robert Wilkie on Tuesday to step up efforts to end the sexual harassment female veterans can be subjected to by other veterans at VA medical centers. The group from the House Veterans Affairs Committee said they are encouraged by the VA’s […]

Thanks 2 Yanks May 2019 E-Newsletter

Care PackagesThanks to the generous donations of our community, since January 2019, Thanks To Yanks was able to send out over 22 care packages which supported over 950 deployed service members.Michael Shain, President of Thanks To Yanks with a part of the latest care package shipped out.13th Annual Thanks To Yanks 9/11 Tribute DinnerThis dinner is open and FREE to […]

Another AMVET gone

Comrades:I have received the sad news of the passing of San Zouranjian, Past Commander of Watertown’s Post 41. I had visited him a few months ago at the Bedford VA with Camille and he seemed OK so tha ios somewhat of a shock.Sam served in the Army Air Corps as a flight drew on a […]