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Korean War/Korea Service Veterans news

Pictured (left to right): Commander Leon Johnson and January guest speaker Anda Vranjes

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, March 28, in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to welcome back Elaine Poker-Yount, Community Liaison from Visiting Angels, Columnist for the Arizona Republic and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. Elaine will present and…

San Tan Crown Rotarians at work

San Tan Crown Rotarians Terry Lubsen and James Kame hard at work selling Cow Pie Bingo tickets at Chandler Harley-Davidson January 7, 2017.

Stan Kaufman San Tan Crown Rotary Club is sponsoring the annual “Hooked on Healing Veterans” motorcycle ride on February 25, 2017, to benefit our local wounded veterans who have returned from service overseas. Cow Pie Bingo is one of the many fund-raising activities that are part of this event. Want to learn more? Want to…

Korean War/Korea Service veterans news

Denis White and Jay

Stacy Sweet The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, November 22 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to welcome USAF Lt. Col. (retired) Thomas (Tom) R. Waldron. Mr. Waldron graduated from Clemson University in Civil Engineering and was…

Honor Flight AZ flies WWII and Korean war veterans to Washington, DC

Van Christman (front row, fourth from left) holds a salute along with other members of his Honor Flight Arizona group at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Rick Hardina Honor Flight Arizona is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s WW II and Korean War veterans for their many sacrifices, and flies these veterans from Phoenix on a completely free three-day journey to visit their memorials in Washington, D.C. Any WWII veteran who served between December 7, 1941 and January…

Korean War/Korea Service Veterans news

Stacy Sweet The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, September 27 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to welcome Denis White, Club President of the Sun Lakes Member Assistance Club, or MAC, previously known as MAP. Mr. White…

Korean War/Korea Service Veterans news

Stacy Sweet The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, June 28 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to welcome Michelle Jameson, Program Director for U.S. VETS – Phoenix. U.S. VETS is a national leader in providing housing, employment…

Korean War/Korea Service Vetereans update

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, April 26 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to welcome Dr. Kelli Ward. Dr. Ward was elected in 2012 to serve in the Arizona State Senate representing the fifth legislative district…

Korean War/Korea Service Veterans news

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans welcomed Brigadier General Maxon.

Stacy Sweet The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, March 22 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to welcome Jay Cory, who has been serving as the President and CEO of the Phoenix Rescue Mission, since September of…

Coupons for Troops

You can donate coupons, even those recently expired, to military families overseas. Visit www.CouponstoTroops.com for details.

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane With many veteran organizations in Chandler and Sun Lakes there are many deserving veterans that should be recommended for the Veterans Hall of Fame. How do you nominate someone for this honor which is given to only about 20 veterans a year out of 650,000 for their service after they leave the service?…