by Alexis Ann
This May 15th is Armed Forces Day… a perfect day for thanking our troops who are defending our freedoms. Hundreds of support groups across America will be shipping care boxes to our members of the military all over the world. A message from Martin C. Boire, chairman, Support Our Troops Armed Forces Day 2010, “…go out and find an event to participate in. Or send a care package. Or make a donation. Find the core moral satisfaction in stepping up for those who step up for all of us….” More here.
The American Legion is conducting a revitalization in New London County. This week, John March of Newington was reaching out to all veterans who need assistance filing VA System applications. Those seeking assistance are asked to call John at 860.594.6600 or Ctlegion.org.
John Niekrash, President, Work Vessels for Veterans, is thanking all those who will be attending an event scheduled for June 4th – A benefit concert featuring Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason (Traffic) and Kal David (Fabulous Rhinestones) and the Real Deal to be held at the Garde Arts Center. Order your tickets TODAY by calling 860.444.7373 and support this wonderful cause here & here.
Salute The Greatest Generation-World War II Veterans gathered in the Rose City Senior Center on April 17th for a commemorative photograph, which we proudly display on our front cover. Angela Olsen, Resident photojournalist, gets upfront and personal during an AmericanWarrior meeting here.
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