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Korean War Veterans

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson The local Chapter of the Korean War Veterans has made a final decision to cancel all upcoming events for the remainder of the year for the safety of all its members and others whom they may have contact with. Although scheduled monthly activities have been in a holding pattern since…

Korean War Veterans

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson Due to the continued impact that the coronavirus has had on us all, most clubs are not running at 100 percent in most parts of the country. Here in Arizona, the Korean War Veterans are also caught in that situation where meetings have been canceled and outside activities limited to…

Korean War Veterans News

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson The Korean War Veterans is an organization made up of veterans of the Korean War and others who have an interest in helping the cause of the many who are in need of help for their friends or family members. During normal times, the Korean veterans would be meeting monthly at…

Korean War Veterans Update

Leon “Skip” Johnson The Korean War Veterans is an organization made up of veterans of the Korean War and others who have an interest in helping the causes of the many who are in need of help for themselves, friends, or family members who require support. It is not a requirement to be a Korean…

JWV Post 619 Helps Veterans Despite Social Distancing

George Stahl In line with social distancing and other common-sense guidelines concerning the struggle with COVID-19, the Sun Lakes Jewish War Veterans Post 619 has suspended their monthly meetings at the Sun Lakes Country Club’s Mirror Room until fall. Despite not being able to gather as a group to help the area’s veterans, Post 619…

Help Vets and Have Fun Playing Bingo

David Florence VFW Post 8053 sponsors bingo at the Sun Lakes Country Club Arizona Room every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Card sales start at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to join in the fun. A total of 19 games are played each week. That’s 19 chances to win. Our post has been conducting bingo…

“Hooked on Healing Veterans” Motorcycle Charity Ride

Norm Noble On Saturday, March 7, the Sun Lakes Rotary Club is sponsoring the fifth anniversary “Hooked on Healing Veterans” Motorcycle Charity Ride. This special event supports the wounded and disabled veterans living right here in our community. This ride will feature over 100 bike enthusiasts who will ride 101 miles on Saturday, March 7,…

Golf to Help Veterans in Need

Jim Treacy East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, is sponsoring their Seventh Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit our Arizona service members. The tournament is on April 3, 2020, at the Oakwood Country Club. It is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Check-in is 7 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts. You will…

Veterans Day celebration

Memorial Day was celebrated by a group of Sun Lakes and SunBird veterans. Patricia Nicholaisen is shown thanking the Olive Garden manager with a “Thank You” appreciation certificate from all Arizona veterans.

Wreaths Across America

Roman Martin Tempus Fugit – Time Flies. Oh, how quickly we are approaching that Saturday when we will place our Remembrance Wreaths on the graves of those heroes who have served our country in the uniformed services. There are over 2,700 veterans’ gravesites at Valley of the Sun Cemetery on Chandler Heights Road in Chandler,…