The Retired Enlisted Association August 25, 2014

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FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED August 25, 2014 It has been a quiet time for official Washington. But the U.S. military has been busy in different corners of the world. In Iraq U.S. Airstrikes supported the retaking of the Mosul Dam by Kurdish and Iraqi troops from the ISIS. But an earlie

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Fall Foliage Parade additiional info

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Fall Foliage 2014 adtnl info-2 Hello Leon, Please post the attached additional info on the Fall Foliage Parade. Thank you, Lou

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let's get back to our book and our injured airmen. .

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                        Takeoff into History   Doc White cared for the four crewmen over the next three weeks, all had their respective problems recuperating. News about Japanese troops advancing toward Linhai, destroying and murdering, came in almost hourly, and it was obvious th

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AMVETS Pilgrim Awards Banquet

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Hawaiian Luau Pig Roast AMVETS Post 13 Saturday September 13, 2014 3 P.M. Until ? 836 Central Ave Pawtucket R.I. 401-230-3087 $15.00 per person

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AMVETS of R.I Fundraiser

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Hawaiian Luau Pig Roast AMVETS Post 13 Saturday September 13, 2014 3 P.M. Until ? 836 Central Ave Pawtucket R.I. 401-230-3087 $15.00 per person

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  • The Retired Enlisted Association August 25, 2014 - FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED August 25, 2014 It has been a quiet time for official Washington. But the U.S. military has been busy in different corners of the world. In Iraq U.S. Airstrikes supported the retaking of the Mosul Dam by Kurdish and Iraqi troops from the ISIS. But an earlier secret raid […]
  • Fall Foliage Parade additiional info - Fall Foliage 2014 adtnl info-2 Hello Leon, Please post the attached additional info on the Fall Foliage Parade. Thank you, Lou
  • let’s get back to our book and our injured airmen. . -                         Takeoff into History   Doc White cared for the four crewmen over the next three weeks, all had their respective problems recuperating. News about Japanese troops advancing toward Linhai, destroying and murdering, came in almost hourly, and it was obvious the Americans had […]
  • AMVETS Pilgrim Awards Banquet - Hawaiian Luau Pig Roast AMVETS Post 13 Saturday September 13, 2014 3 P.M. Until ? 836 Central Ave Pawtucket R.I. 401-230-3087 $15.00 per person
  • AMVETS of R.I Fundraiser - Hawaiian Luau Pig Roast AMVETS Post 13 Saturday September 13, 2014 3 P.M. Until ? 836 Central Ave Pawtucket R.I. 401-230-3087 $15.00 per person
  • Congratulations to MA National Officers - The following AMVETS Family Members were successful in their quest for National Offices this year at the 2014 Convention in Memphis:   AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary: Beverly Studebaker, National Chaplain Marie Rorrio, National VAVS Rep. Heidi Dineen-Serpis, National Parliamentarian   AMVETS Sons Of AMVETS: Mark Serpis, National Second Vice Commander David Spencer, National PRO
  • VA Homeless fact sheet updated - August 2014 Homeless Programs General Fact Sheet For your review and distribution.    
  • New Stickers - sticker letter-1 Leaders, Some posts have creative ideas on how to send the new stickers to members. Yes they are small. Glue dots are available from staples and the attached letter can be modified and printed. If you don’t have the chicken and beer just ask them to join your next meeting to discuss the […]
  • Now back to our book. . . -       Takeoff into History   The assigned target city for the fifteenth plane was Kobe, part of an industrial complex 270 miles southwest of Tokyo on the western shore of Osaka Bay. The plan was to follow Major Hilger’s plane to Nagoya and then proceed to Kobe, about twenty miles farther. The crew […]
  • Now back to our book as the 13th B-25 takes off the Hornet. -  Takeoff into History   The crew of the 13th B-25 in line for takeoff didn’t realize they would have the dubious distinction of this numerical symbol of bad luck, but it wouldn’t have made any difference. One crew had to be thirteenth and none on board this plane would have admitted to being supersitious. The […]
  • So let’s get back to our book as the 12th B-25 takes off from the Hornet. . -               Takeoff into History   Lt. William R. Pound, Jr., navigator of the 12th plane, was sound asleep when the klaxon sounded and, like many others, thought it was only a drill because they weren’t scheduled to take off until much later in the day. He missed breakfast as […]
  • Now back to our book. . . and the Joyce crew. -            Takeoff into History   The group, with Watson being carried by porters, traveled for two days and eventually was picked up at Hengyang for transportation to Chungking. Watson was quickly evacuated to the States for hospital- ization; the rest of the crew followed. For them the adventure was not yet […]
  • Now back to Doc Watson’s crew. . . Doolittle’s Raid -         Takeoff into History   The B-25 arrived over the Japanese coast and the crew looked for landmarks. “After flying for about thirty minutes after our landfall was made,” York reported later, “we still hadn’t spotted Tokyo itself so I started looking for any suitable target—something that was worthwhile bombing. About thirty-five […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly August 22, 2014 -   August 22, 2014   In This Issue: 1. VA Committees Hold Field Hearings 2. Two WWII Soldiers Identified   1. VA Committees Hold Field Hearings: Members of the House and Senate VA Committees continue to use their August recess to review the care and services the Department of Veterans Affairs is tasked to provide […]
  • Thanks 2 Veterans August 22, 2014 -       Veterans’ next battle: Legal rights The Daily Record via Diverse: Issues In Higher Education In a year when the Department of Veterans Affairs has repeatedly come under fire for problems ranging from deadly delays in medical appointments to its hefty backlog of benefit claims, the need for legal assistance for veterans has […]