Tag: Veterans Voice

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane Personnel who were discharged under the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell old reason should act as soon as they can to upgrade their discharge. The Vietnam Traveling Wall will be open 24 hours a day from November 3-6 at Gateway Park, El Mirage. A Salute to Veterans will be held Saturday, November 6 from…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane Help! Help is urgently needed for the State Fair October 7-30 at the State Fairgrounds by Arizona StandDown. In order for the committee that puts on the StandDown to pay for the StandDown, help is needed October 7-30 at the State Fair as ushers in the grand stand. This is a way that…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane The Phoenix Chapter of the Gold Star Wives, a group of women and some men who have lost their spouse because of war time injuries, is sponsoring a fundraiser along with Wreaths Across America. During Christmas a wreath will be put on every grave at the Arizona National Cemetery. If you order a…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane Retired military veterans under age 65 and their families are likely to pay hundreds of dollars more each year for health care coverage if Congress approves a 2017 budget proposed by the Pentagon. If you do not belong to a veterans organization and receive up to date information in their publications join one…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane Two important walks to raise funds and items for veterans in need and homeless are coming up in May. Steps For Vets, run by US Vets Initiative which runs over 300 units of affordable housing and training programs for homeless and in need vets, will take place at 6:00 a.m. on May 7.…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane The annual Arizona Military Women’s Luncheon will be held from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on May 21 in the Ambulatory Care Building of the Phoenix VA Medical Center at the corner of Indian School Rd. and Third St. in Phoenix. This luncheon is open to ladies of all five services. Wanda Wright, Director of…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloan Have you seen the latest CBS Reports on a veterans’ charity and their spending of millions in fringe benefits and parties for the employees. This reiterates my advice to only give to instate charities. There are many good charities here in Arizona so that you do not have to look further to contribute…

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?…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane Ernest W. McFarland and the American Dream. The public is invited to experience the new memorial to honor Ernest McFarland. McFarland served as U.S. Senator, Senate Majority Leader, Governor, as Chief Justice of the AZ Supreme Court and was a Father of the GI Bill – helping millions of veterans obtain educations and…

Veterans’ Voice

Art Sloane How may you help veterans? Tax time is approaching in just one month and I like many others am not looking forward to it; BUT there is a way to save and not give as much to the state but to worthy causes. If you are married you may already know you may…