The Story Goes on Courage Beyond the Blindfold

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Farewell to Lucille   Stateside training from June 13, 1942, to April 12, 1945, finally came to an end for me. The night before I left for overseas, Lucille and I had a delightful quiet dinner alone at the Officer's Club. We talked about our fun times together, our courtship back in Philly,

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Tuition Assistance Article & Podcast, Officers Forced to Retire with Enlisted Pay, Veterans Triple-Dipping on Benefits

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Tuition Assistance Podcast & Article - How I Completed My Degree on Active Duty Officers Forced to Retire with Enlisted Pay; Veterans "Caught" Triple-Dipping Benefits? Hello Leon, I want to thank you for subscribing to our newsletter

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VVA National PresidentStates Strong Support for H.R. 5484,

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  IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2014 No. 14-22 Contact: Mokie Porter 301-585-4000 x146 VVA National President States Strong Support For H.R. 5484, the Toxic Exposure Research Act   Washington, D.C.--Represen

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VA begins second phase of Veterans Choice Card programimplementation

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VA begins second phase of Veterans Choice Card program implementation for veterans VA U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS NEWS RELEASE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS MEDIA RELATIONS WASHINGTON, DC 20420 (202) 461-7600 www.va.gov November 18, 2014 VA Implements Secon

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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health

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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health holds hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America November 17, 2014 On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Vietnam Veterans of America,  National President, John Rowan will be pres

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  • The Story Goes on Courage Beyond the Blindfold - Farewell to Lucille   Stateside training from June 13, 1942, to April 12, 1945, finally came to an end for me. The night before I left for overseas, Lucille and I had a delightful quiet dinner alone at the Officer’s Club. We talked about our fun times together, our courtship back in Philly, the walks […]
  • Tuition Assistance Article & Podcast, Officers Forced to Retire with Enlisted Pay, Veterans Triple-Dipping on Benefits - Tuition Assistance Podcast & Article – How I Completed My Degree on Active Duty Officers Forced to Retire with Enlisted Pay; Veterans “Caught” Triple-Dipping Benefits? Hello Leon, I want to thank you for subscribing to our newsletter. It’s great to continue serving our community! Today there are three articles to highlight – I hope you […]
  • VVA National PresidentStates Strong Support for H.R. 5484, -   IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2014 No. 14-22 Contact: Mokie Porter 301-585-4000 x146 VVA National President States Strong Support For H.R. 5484, the Toxic Exposure Research Act   Washington, D.C.–Representatives Dan Benishek (R-MI) and Mike Honda (D-CA) have introduced the Toxic Exposure Research Act (H.R. 5484) that will, when enacted into law, establish a national […]
  • VA begins second phase of Veterans Choice Card programimplementation - VA begins second phase of Veterans Choice Card program implementation for veterans VA U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS NEWS RELEASE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS MEDIA RELATIONS WASHINGTON, DC 20420 (202) 461-7600 www.va.gov November 18, 2014 VA Implements Second Phase of Choice Card Program – Cards sent to Veterans waiting more than 30 days for care […]
  • House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health - House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health holds hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014 Vietnam Veterans of America November 17, 2014 On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Vietnam Veterans of America,  National President, John Rowan will be presenting testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health regarding H.R. 5484, The Toxic  […]
  • Veteran Nabbed in Sting Accused of Posing as Wounded SEAL - Veteran Nabbed in Sting Accused of Posing as Wounded SEAL 104 comments Weatherford Democrat (Texas) | Nov 12, 2014 | by Christin Coyne During a sting at a Weatherford gun store Saturday, a Navy veteran falsely claiming to be a decorated Navy SEAL officer injured in combat was arrested after lying about his service record […]
  • Hudson Post 208 25 years ago - xmas Dinners_Post 208.JPG (169.9 KB) Download | Remove Thanksgiving Dinners_Post 208.JPG (664.5 KB) Download | Remove  Here you go 208 and others.  The first dinners organized by Commander, at the time, Fred Prindle, and Auxiliary President, at the time, Lynda Prindle.  My has time flown by.  
  • Courage Beyond the Blindfold continues - Courage Beyond the Blindfold                                    by Walter R. Ross Chapter 5 – The Training Period   Introduction to the B-29   within the next few days our newly assembled crew was introduced to the secrets of America’s newest weapon of […]
  • New wall at USS Arizona Memorial dedicated on Veterans Day - New wall at USS Arizona Memorial dedicated on Veterans Day Members of AMVET pose in front of the memorial wall on Nov. 11, 2014, in the USS Arizona Memorial Shrine Room in Honolulu after a dedication of the wall, for which AMVET spear-headed fundraising. Wyatt Olson/Stars and Stripes      View Photo Gallery » By Wyatt […]
  • The Retired Enlisted Association Nov 17, 2014 - FROM WASHINGTON: NEWS FOR THE ENLISTED November 17, 2014 THUNDERBIRDS PASS- Pilots from the Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron perform an opposing knife edge pass during a practice show in preparation for Aviation Nation Air Show on Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas, Nov. 7, 2014. We certainly had a grand Veterans Day […]
  • Aircraft Carrier King of the Pacific – WWII 16mm Color - OLD Navy guys will really enjoy this. 1940’s Aircraft Carrier In The Pacific – rare footage in 16mm color (not “colorized”) that you may not have seen of carrier action in the Pacific. Not many color shots in the ’40’s – extremely expensive then, with a complicated and exacting processing procedure.
  • Friday Health.mil News Round-Up - The following article were posted yesterday on Health.mil:   Military Women Face Extra Challenges to Quit Smoking November 13, 2014 Military women tend to feel more stress than their male counterparts, making it more challenging for women in the Armed Forces to give up smoking, recent surveys find. Read more at: www.health.mil/News/Articles/2014/11/13/Military-Women-Face-Extra-Challenges-to-Quit-Smoking.   Army-Navy Blood […]
  • Now back to our story Courage Beyond the Blindfold - Courage Beyond the Blindfold                                    by Walter R. Ross Chapter 4 – The Enlistment   Pearl Harbor Less than two months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December7, 1941, I tried to enlist in the Air Force on February […]
  • VFW Action Corps Weekly Nov 14, 2014 -   November 14, 2014     In This Issue: 1. VFW’s Congressional Charter Amendment 2. Veterans Groups Push for Putting Veterans Funding First Act 3. House Holds Hearing on VACAA Implementation 4. VFW Pledges an End to Sequestration 5. MyVA Reorganization Plans Announced 6. Ohio Bonus Deadline for OIF Vets Approaching 7. Three Korean War […]
  • Navy Chaplain - IF YOU SERVED IN VIETNAM THIS IS YOUR   MEDAL OF HONOR AND FUTURE SAINT FATHER CAPADANO  SIMILAR TO FATHER KAPAUN  MEDAL OF HONOR & UP FOR SAINTHOOD  OF KOREA   Here’s an interesting link you and your  friends might enjoy about another famous RC http://www.milarch.org/site/c.dwJXKgOUJiIaG/b.6596245/k.5EA7/Father_Capodanno_Cause.htm V/R, BUCS (SCW/FMF) Thomas OConnor Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti N4 […]