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Vietnam Veterans Learn About Quilts of Valor PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tony Dunn   
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:00


Suzanne DiCarlo, Upstate Coordinator for Quilts of Valor was the speaker at the monthly meeting of The Vietnam Veterans of America.  She gave a very inspiring talk on  how much these quilts meant to Veterans receiving one.

Vietnamese-American’s New Year Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tony Dunn   
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:00


Greenville Vietnamese-American’s New Year celebration (Tet 2016). American veterans of the Vietnam War were special guests.

Women Will Be Drafted Unless New President Acts PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:00

Opponent of Women in Combat Believes Decisions should be made by Congress

Just before Christmas  the Obama Administration decided to require women to serve in all combat arms positions. The Army and Marine Corps resisted the decision until it was decided. Now they are charged with implementation. Any commander who is less than enthusiastic about implementation is looking at the end of his career in an unpleasant manner. Last week the chiefs of the Army and Marine Corps testifying before Congress said it is now time for women to register for selective service. This means that civilian women could find themselves in a national emergency lugging a heavy load of ammo and equipment crawling around in the mud engaged in the deadly game of life or death, depending on the strength and determination of the opponent.

Roy Gullick Honored for Service to American Legion PDF Print E-mail
Written by Post 214 Photo   
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:00


Veteran and long time supporter of The American Legion, Roy Gullick was presented The Major Rudolf Anderson Jr. Post 214 plaque, and a DVD of the Post 214 Dedication. Representing Post 214 were Commander Steve Zietz, Vice Commander Tony Dunn and Adjutant Carroll Kelley.  His Son and Daughter-in-law, John and Jenny Gullick were present.

Character Featured in “13 Hours in Benghazi” Movie Visited Greenville Last Year PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00


Vietnamese American Bang Hall, who escaped Communist tyranny in South Vietnam with her Marine Corps veteran husband greet Benghazi Hero Kris “Tanto” Paronto at The Times Examiner Dinner in March 2015.

Legionnaire of Year Award PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tony Dunn   
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 00:00


Cecil Buchanan congratulates Peter Butchart on receiving the Legionnaire of Year Award from Major Rudolph Anderson Jr. Post 214 Commander Steve Zietz.

MOAA Names Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins as New President & CEO PDF Print E-mail
Written by Press Release   
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 00:00

AirForceLtGenDanaAtkins-1Alexandria, Va. -The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) today announced its board of directors has unanimously selected retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, a distinguished military officer and seasoned private-sector business leader, as its new president and chief executive officer. The appointment is effective as of Jan. 4, 2016.

Atkins will succeed retired Navy Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan, who has led the association since 2002 and announced his retirement earlier in 2015.

In his new role at MOAA, Atkins will lead the more than 390,000 members of the nation's largest military service organization and fourth-largest veterans service organization in its advocacy mission on behalf of the entire uniformed services community. 


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