Veterans of Foreign Wars

Thanks to amazing community

The Robert Turkington family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to this amazing community for the outpouring of love and support at the passing… Continue reading

 

Richard Herz

Richard Herz

Richard Herz, 82, of Baker City. Calif., died peacefully at home on June 7, 2013. There will be a memorial service for Richard at 3… Continue reading

 

Local winners named in essay competition

When the Veterans of Foreign Wars asked students to write about “what patriotism means to me,” 11 Chapman School students in grades 6-8 took the… Continue reading

 

Thanks from VA Volunteer Services

The VA Volunteer Services Picnic Committee and Homer American Legion Auxiliary  would like to thank the following  organizations for their donations and assistance with the… Continue reading

Randy Clifford, center, poses with Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, left, and American Legion Post 16 Commandant Richard Turner, right, after Begich presented Clifford with a duplicate set of medals to replace those lost after Clifford was wounded in Vietnam. Standing by them is an honor guard from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10221, Anchor Point.-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Vietnam veteran gets new medals

As America celebrates the anniversary of its independence on July 4, a somber fact underlies the holiday of parades and picnics. The United States of… Continue reading

Randy Clifford, center, poses with Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, left, and American Legion Post 16 Commandant Richard Turner, right, after Begich presented Clifford with a duplicate set of medals to replace those lost after Clifford was wounded in Vietnam. Standing by them is an honor guard from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10221, Anchor Point.-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Support appreciated

I want to thank the many people who helped with the benefit for me. It was greatly appreciated and unexpected.  First off,  I want to… Continue reading

Veterans Day activities scheduled for Sunday

Beginning with a musical “Tribute to Veterans” performed last Saturday and continuing with the ceremonies and parade planned for this weekend, area residents are calling… Continue reading

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