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Remembering our fallen heroes

Guest speaker Dave Althoff (left) is introduced by League Commandant Dave Lott.

Denise Lott This year’s Memorial Day service for Sun Lakes was again held at the Pavilion of the Sun Lakes Country Club. There was a good-sized crowd gathered to remember our fallen military members. The program was coordinated by East Valley Marines Detachment 1296 and the Sun Lakes Country Club staff. The morning ceremony began…

Korean War/Korea Service veterans news

Commander Leon Johnson and Doug Andriuk

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will NOT be meeting June, July or August and will return to our monthly meetings in September. Hope to see you then! The Countryman Chapter of Sun Lakes want to thank April guest speaker Doug Andriuk for his informative presentation on various types/sizes/uses of drones,…

Jewish War Veterans honor members at recent banquet

Gary Kanowsky receiving his award from Art Sloane, past Commander of the Post

Sandy Schmalzbach Jewish War Veterans Copper Post 619 of Sun Lakes recently held their annual Installation Banquet to officially install their new officers: Commander Mort Huskey, Senior Vice Commander Michael Levitt, Junior Vice Commander Bob Brooks, Junior Vice Commander Harve Kimmel and Judge Advocate Jesse Gersten. Also honored at the event were Sandra Schmalzbach and…

Korean War/Korea Service Veterans news

The Countryman Chapter of Sun Lakes wants to thank March guest speaker Elaine Poker-Yount from Visiting Angels for her insightful presentation about staying safely at home and transitioning to assisted living facilities.

Stacy Sweet The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, May 23, in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 am. KWVA is proud to welcome Jessica Sorensen of Spooner Therapy in Sun Lakes. Jessica has been a therapist for almost 16 years and opened…

A Solider’s Poem of Thanks

Lee and Patti Kroeger Recently, Sun Lakes resident Lee Kroeger was feted by Arizona Coyotes Foundation as the representative of all World War II veterans during a ceremony honoring the military at a game between the Coyotes and the Washington Capitals. Lee, who is 91, fought with the 95th Infantry Division in Patton’s 3rd Army…

Korean War/Korea Service Veterans

Skip and Judy

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, April 25, in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 a.m. KWVA is proud to welcome Sun Lakes resident Mr. Sid Singer. Mr. Singer served his first mission in World War II as a 21-year-old top turret…