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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…

Blue Star memorial dedication, February 11

Blue Star Memorial plaque honoring our veterans.

A Blue Star Memorial plaque has been installed in the flagpole pavilion in front of the Sun Lakes Country Club by the Weeders Garden Club to honor all men and women who have served in all branches of the United States Armed Forces. This memorial will be dedicated on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 1:00…

WWII veteran briefs Aero Club

Gary Vacin “The sky was full of flak and I could hear it banging against the aircraft.” That’s how Sun Lakes resident Sid Singer described his first mission as a 21-year-old top turret B-24 gunner on a mission over BlackHammer, Germany in 1944. Singer spoke to a crowd of 96 persons attending a Sun Lakes…

VFW Auxiliary Post 8053

Janice Cournoyer Are you interested in being part of an organization that directly supports America’s Veterans? Membership in the VFW Auxiliary is an excellent way to show your support! The VFW Auxiliary started with a small group of women who wanted to serve veterans. Today, there are nearly 470,000 members across the country with a…

Jewish War Veterans news

The members of Post 619 Jewish War Veterans in Sun Lakes will be meeting at 9:30 a.m. November 20 in the Mirror Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club. The speaker this month will be Cory Remsburg who was a Wounded Warrior and is the only honorary member of the post. Cory was wounded on…

Free veterans program at SLUMC

In honor of Veterans Day, Sun Lakes UMC will be presenting an evening of patriotic music on Thursday, November 10 at 4:00 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary. The program is open to the community and will feature the Church Choir, the Hamilton High School Choir and the ASU Men’s Choir. All veterans will be recognized…

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…