Tag: veterans

Veterans Day Celebration

Sun Lakes celebrates Veteran’s Day!

Allan Levy, Publicity Director On Tuesday, November 11, Sun Lakes celebrated Veteran’s Day. The host was the Jewish War Veterans of Sun Lakes. Approximately 200 people attended. Jewish War Veterans Commander Ron Buckner opened the ceremonies by welcoming all the attendees. The speaker was Colonel Joe Abodeely, President of the Arizona Military Museum. He spoke…

East Valley Marines help veterans with auto donations

Denise Lott In conjunction with the Phoenix Auto Body Shop, two Marine veterans were selected, based on need, to receive road-ready automobiles. Greg May, manager/owner of the body shop, assisted by his brother, Rick, purchased cars through an auction and then approached Master Sergeant Salvador Marquez who is the District Injured Support Coordinator (DISC) for…

Veterans’ Voice – September 2014

Art Sloane The Defense Health Agency, relying on medical laboratory experts and existing authority to conduct medical “demonstrations,” will restore TRICARE coverage this month for up to 40 genetic tests used in patient care. Many of these laboratory-developed tests — also called molecular pathology tests — are viewed as medically necessary. But TRICARE had stopped…

Korean War Veterans news – September 2014

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will meet on Tuesday, September 23 in the Friendship Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 10:00 am. Our guest speaker will be Major General Carl G. Schneider. General Schneider will talk about experiences he had in flying 100 combat missions in F-80 jet…

VFW needs your participation

VFW Bingo Manager Elliott Bond, Kerry Schuster, and Neal Peer, Commander VFW Post 8053

Cheri Almond Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8053 Bingo remains the center for community support to our veterans and their families. Playing in VFW’s weekly game raises funds for the Post’s veteran support programs. The game also enables the sharing of unique local projects that will support veterans’ urgent needs. Kerry Schuster is an energetic…