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In 2015, Congress mandated that Veterans Identification Cards (VIC) would be made available to qualified veterans as proof of their service. With that card processing system now in place, no longer do veterans have to carry a DD-214 with them to qualify for discounts and other services. Full details on this new benefit for veterans … More Veterans Identification Card Now Available for Veterans
Then head over to the website of the National Museum of the Pacific War, HERE. There you can find out all the details of a virtual walk/run set for this coming Sunday, 2 September. And since this is a “virtual” run/walk, you have until 1 October 2018 to participate. From the above link, complete details … More Want to Go For a Walk or Run and Support a Good Cause?
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IN THE NORTHWEST: NOUS Northwest will hold a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day dinner on 30 March at Arnie’s Restaurant in Mukilteo, WA. Each of the three states in the Northwest Commandery area have declared an annual day of recognition for Vietnam Veterans based on the following legislation: Oregon – SENATE BILL 74 Washington – HB 1319 … More Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
THE DOOLITTLE RAID: From the Naval History and Heritage Command, published by the US Naval Institute: “On April 18, 1942, it was a “nice sun-shiny day overcast with anti-aircraft fire,” according to Army Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eldred V. Scott. “Over Tokyo, anyway. “Scott’s weather quip signaled the near completion of the Doolittle Raiders’ mission … More Discussion Coming Up: The Doolittle Raid