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Desk of the Chairman April 2021

April is upon us and for many of us, we celebrate Easter.  April is also the month when the Persian Gulf War had its official Cease Fire on the 11th; […]

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Desk of the Chairman March 2021

March is upon us and with our entry in this month we can look forward to the coming of spring and the departure, very soon I hope, of winter.  March […]

The picture is Chairman presenting the VeteRun proceeds to the SOVB Board for the Vietnam Wall Project.

February 2021 Update

This year started with a ton of hope on my part and that all changed on January 9th when my wife passed away.  It has been an extremely difficult past […]

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January 2021 Update

It’s here!  2021 is here and all of the issues and struggles that 2020 subjected us to can now begin to be replaced with the hope that a new year […]

Rogue Chapter Trustees presenting award to Paradux Media for outstanding sustained support

December 2020 Update

December is upon us and we barely have had time to recover from Thanksgiving and now we find the official start of winter and a Christmas that has COVID pressing […]

Ken Wilson, our newest trustee

November 2020 Update

November brings us Veteran’s Day which started as a day to commemorate the end of WW1 and over time transitioned to a day when the service of all veterans is […]

Chairman Haines presented Russ Schweikert, Lauren Trantham & Melanie Madden, the Veterun committee, with awards from NCOA for their hard work.

October 2020 Update

September was National Suicide Prevention Month and it hit close to home for one of our International Board members who as an active duty first sergeant had to deal first […]

At a fund raiser was for the upcoming VeteRun.

September 2020 Update

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and with the veteran suicide rate on or near an all-time high, it has never been more important for each of you to reach […]

Chairman Haines swears in our newest trustee, Army Sgt. Rachael Watters.

August 2020 Update

Several years ago I made telephone calls to several members at large in the Midwest and New England areas as part of a project to clean up our database.  At […]

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July 2020 Update

July is normally a month when we celebrate our Nation’s birthday with parades, fireworks, picnics, and an assortment of sporting events.  This year will be different.  Parades celebrating our history, […]

Chairman of the Board Terry M, Haines presenting the award for the 2019 Western Region Large Chapter of the Year award to Trustee & Treasurer Ron Kohl

June 2020 Update

June is the traditional month when schools get out, summer begins, PCS moves take place and many of us begin to think about things like vacations, baseball, and NASCAR.  This […]

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May 2020 Update

May is a solemn month for those who have served.  Memorial Day is a day when we remember the lives of those who did not return that served alongside and […]