Wednesday, November 30, 2016



This is in regards to our Agent Orange Bills HR 1769 and S.901.

Everyone's help is needed on calling in for this Bill to be approved!!!



On Tuesday, November 29, 2016 8:34 PM, Dick Southern <> wrote:

Call your Senators on November 30th, supporting passage of S.2921, the Veterans First Act
We Need a Senate Floor Vote NOW
Supporting passage of the S.2921, Veterans First Act NOW !
The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee has done its job, and NOW it is time for Senate leadership to hold a floor vote on S. 2921, the Veterans First Act.
At 9:00 a.m. on November 30th, please call (202) 224 3121 give the operator your state or zip code, and he/she will connect you with your elected officials' office.
Ask to speak to the LA for Veterans Affairs.
Hello, my name is (identify yourself) and I am a constituent in your state. I am calling today to urge you to contact Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada asking that S.2921, the Veterans First Act, be moved to the floor of the Senate for vote and passage.
This important legislation would establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for the research on diagnosis and treatment of the health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces (S.901) and provides Caregivers benefits to Vietnam Veterans in your state.
Thank you for your attention to my request.
(Leave your name, home address and phone number so the office can follow up with you later).
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) is the only national Vietnam veterans’ organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

USS Arizona/Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony

Tucson Chapter 106 Vietnam Veterans of America

Yesterday, 3:19 PM

The USS Arizona Memorial Dedication at the University of Arizona Mall will take place this coming Sunday, December 4th at 1500, on the Mall. This is the 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor, during which the USS Arizona was sunk, taking with her, 1,177 Sailors and Marines.

Let’s try to make as good a showing as we can with as many members in uniform as possible. I don’t have any information on the parking in the area. There is also a special collections exhibit of artifacts from the Arizona at the U of A library that will be open from 1330-1430 on Sunday.

For those of you that are unaware, the Arizona Memorial is a low wall that stretches the dimensions of the ships main deck (approx. 600’) that has been built on the Mall. Along this wall, brass tokens are inlaid that have been inscribed with the names of each of the sailors and marines killed on that day.

Let us show our Honor and Respect for our fallen.

Monday, November 28, 2016

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs CWV - Research Update

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The Center for Women Veterans (CWV) is sharing information about recently published research related to women Veterans on a monthly basis.  You can access additional women Veteran research information on the CWV Research is a resource that comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.  Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.  Please contact your local library to obtain the full-text of any of these references.

Thank you for your service and support,

Kayla M. Williams

Director, Center for Women Veterans

A Review of Unique Considerations for Female Veterans With Amputation

11/17/2016 02:09 PM EST

Randolph BJ, Nelson LM, Highsmith MJ. A Review of Unique Considerations for Female Veterans With Amputation. Mil Med. 2016 Nov;181(S4):66-68. PMID: 27849464

Eating Behaviors: Prevalence, Psychiatric Comorbidity, and Associations With Body Mass Index ...

11/17/2016 02:09 PM EST

Slane JD, Levine MD, Borrero S, Mattocks KM, Ozier AD, Silliker N, Bathulapalli H, Brandt C, Haskell SG. Eating Behaviors: Prevalence, Psychiatric Comorbidity, and Associations With Body Mass Index Among Male and Female Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. Mil Med. 2016 Nov;181(11):e1650-e1656. PMID: 27849502

Qualitative Inquiry Explores Health-Related Quality of Life of Female Veterans With PTSD

11/17/2016 02:09 PM EST

Haun JN, Duffy A, Lind JD, Kisala P, Luther SL. Qualitative Inquiry Explores Health-Related Quality of Life of Female Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Mil Med. 2016 Nov;181(11):e1470-e1475. PMID: 27849478

Differential impact of combat on postdeployment symptoms in female and male veterans of iraq and ...

11/10/2016 02:13 PM EST

Afari N, Pittman J, Floto E, Owen L, Buttner M, Hossain N, Baker DG, Lindamer L, Lohr JB. Differential impact of combat on postdeployment symptoms in female and male veterans of iraq and afghanistan. Mil Med. 2015 Mar;180(3):296-303. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00255. PMID: 25735020

Piloting Specialized Mental Health Care for Rural Women Veterans Using STAIR Delivered via ...

11/08/2016 01:04 PM EST

Azevedo KJ, Weiss BJ, Webb K, Gimeno J, Cloitre M. Piloting Specialized Mental Health Care for Rural Women Veterans Using STAIR Delivered via Telehealth: Implications for Reducing Health Disparities. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016;27(4A):1-7. PMID: 27818408

Stress-related biobehavioral responses, symptoms, and physical activity among female Veterans in ...

11/07/2016 02:20 PM EST

Wang HL, Visovsky C, Ji M, Groer M. Stress-related biobehavioral responses, symptoms, and physical activity among female Veterans in the community: An exploratory study. Nurse Educ Today. 2016 Dec;47:2-9. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2016.06.017. Epub 2016 Jun 23. PMID: 27372810

Women service members, Veterans, and their families: What we know now

11/07/2016 02:20 PM EST

Mankowski M, Everett JE. Women service members, Veterans, and their families: What we know now. Nurse Educ Today. 2016 Dec;47:23-28. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.12.017. Epub 2016 Jan 9. PMID: 26833173

Alcohol Misuse Among Female Veterans: Exploring Associations With Interpersonal Violence and ...

11/01/2016 02:48 PM EDT

Gobin RL, Green KE, Iverson KM. Alcohol Misuse Among Female Veterans: Exploring Associations With Interpersonal Violence and Mental Health. Subst Use Misuse. 2015;50(14):1765-77. doi: 10.3109/10826084.2015.1037398. Epub 2015 Dec 7. PMID: 26642782

Efficacy of Warrior Renew group therapy for female veterans who have experienced military sexual ...

11/01/2016 02:48 PM EDT

Katz LS. Efficacy of Warrior Renew group therapy for female veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma. Psychol Serv. 2016 Nov;13(4):364-372. Epub 2016 Aug 18. PMID: 27537615

Women's Veteran identity and utilization of VA health services

11/01/2016 02:48 PM EDT

Di Leone BA, Wang JM, Kressin N, Vogt D. Women's Veteran identity and utilization of VA health services. Psychol Serv. 2016 Feb;13(1):60-8. doi: 10.1037/ser0000021. Epub 2015 Mar 2. PMID: 25729892

Evidence Report: Non-Pharmacologic Treatments for Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with Menopause

11/01/2016 01:12 PM EDT

Vasomotor symptoms (VMS), which include hot flashes and night sweats, are the most common symptoms reported during the menopausal transition.  VMS symptoms are experienced by as many as 80% of women with a mean age of onset of 51 years, and can last more than seven years.  VMS can lead to increased healthcare encounters for symptom relief and reductions in quality of life.  The degree to which VMS are bothersome is determined not only by how frequently they occur, but also by other factors such as duration, coexisting sleep problems, and the extent to which VMS interferes with daily activities or job-related activities.  For some populations of women, VMS exerts an especially strong, negative impact on quality of life, which appears to be the case for women Veterans. Based on the age (>45 years) of the current women Veterans population, half of the approximately 360,000 women Veterans who use VA healthcare are perimenopausal (around menopause) or postmenopausal.  Learn more »

2 CE Test Hours: Veteran Women: Mental Health-Related Consequences of Military Service

10/28/2016 02:56 PM EDT

Contrada E. 2 CE Test Hours: Veteran Women: Mental Health-Related Consequences of Military Service. Am J Nurs. 2016 Nov;116(11):40-41. PMID: 27787322

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Trees For Troops



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                        Thursday, November 10, 2016

                        2016 Veterans Day Discounts


                        FOOD AND DINING

                        Many restaurants, businesses, and attractions are extending their thanks to veterans and active duty military personnel by offering deals and discounts on Veterans Day and throughout the weekend.   

                        Applebee’s Grill and Bar

                        Applebee’s continues its tradition of offering free meals from their special Veterans Day menu at participating locations. The offer is valid Friday, Nov. 11 for dine-in only. Proof of military service is required.   

                        Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar

                        Arooga’s is offering all veterans and servicemembers one complimentary item from a fixed menu that includes some of Arooga’s favorites, such as their famous crab pretzel, buffalo pretzel, chopped salad, blackened chicken Caesar salad, buffalo chicken flatbread, wagyu cheeseburger, wagyu grilled dog, BBQ pulled pork sandwich, grilled cheese and creamy tomato basil soup, spicy Italian wrap or sub, original boli, and boneless wings. The offer is for dine-in only, and drinks are not included.  

                        Back Yard Burgers

                        The better burger concept, Back Yard Burgers, is giving back to those who serve our country in a big way. On Veteran’s Day – Friday, November 11 – Back Yard Burgers is offering a free Back Yard Classic Burger to all active duty service members and veterans who show their military ID or are in uniform.

                        Bob Evans

                        Bob Evans is giving veterans and active duty military personnel a free meal from select menu items Nov. 11 at all restaurant locations. In addition, the restaurant is offering to all veterans and active duty servicemembers a 10-percent discount from Nov. 12 through Dec. 31, 2016, for dine-in and carryout purchases.  

                        El Torito

                        El Torito is offering all active duty and retired military personnel one complimentary item from a special Veterans Day menu featuring a two-item combo Friday, Nov. 11, 2016.  


                        Friendly’s is treating veterans and active duty servicemembers — with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card — to a free breakfast, lunch, or dinner on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. The breakfast offer is for the Big-Two-Do® and includes a fresh cup of coffee. The lunch/dinner offer is for a complimentary All-American Burger with fries and a beverage (soda,  iced tea, or hot beverage). The offer is valid at all Friendly’s locations for dine-in guests only and is limited to one breakfast or lunch/dinner entrée per person.  

                        Golden Corral

                        Stop by Golden Corral Monday, Nov. 14 for a free thank-you dinner, available to anyone who has served in the U.S. military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard, or Reserve). The offer is valid for dine-in only.  

                        Hickory Tavern

                        Hickory Tavern is offering veterans and active duty servicemembers 50-percent off food and non-alcoholic beverages from a special menu on Veterans Day. All Hickory Tavern locations are participating. The offer is for dine-in only and cannot be combined with other offers.  


                        On Friday, Nov. 11, all veterans and active duty servicemembers can enjoy a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location nationwide.  


                        On Friday, Nov. 11 veterans and active duty servicemembers can enjoy for free three buttermilk pancakes with glazed strawberries, blueberry compote, and whipped topping at participating U.S. of IHOPrestaurant's locations between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Select IHOP restaurants also will offer a combo of two eggs, hash browns, and choice of two bacon strips or pork sausage links as part of the Red, White & Blue Pancake promotion for retired and active duty military personnel. Guests should check with their local IHOP restaurant for additional details.  

                        JJ’s Red Hots

                        JJ’s Red Hots in Charlotte, N.C., is offering a free meal, including unlimited hot dogs, sausages, sides, and non-alcoholic drinks, all day on Veterans Day. The offer is valid for dine-in only.  

                        McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants

                        McCormick & Schmick’s is celebrating their 18th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Event Sunday, Nov. 6 by offering veterans and Gold Star Family members (parents or spouse) a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée from a special menu. Veterans must provide proof of military service. No ID is needed for Gold Star Family members. Contact your local McCormick & Schmick’s, as this is valid at participating restaurants only. Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended. For more information, visit McCormick and Schmick’s Veterans Appreciation Event.  

                        Mimi’s Café

                        Mimi’s Café is offering on Friday, Nov. 11 a free entrée — from a special all-day menu — with beverage purchase. On Saturday and Sunday, veterans and active duty servicemembers can enjoy $5.99 choices from the special menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The offers are available for dine-in only.   

                        Mission BBQ

                        Mission BBQ is offering veterans and active duty military members a free sandwich and a slice of cake Nov. 11.  

                        Primanti Bros.

                        On Nov. 11, veterans and active duty military members get a free Primanti Bros. sandwich. The offer is valid from 4 p.m. to close at participating locations.  

                        Red Hot & Blue

                        Select Red Hot & Blue restaurant locations are offering veterans (active, inactive, or retired) a free entrée with the purchase of two drinks and a second entrée of equal or greater value (up to a maximum value of $10). The offer is valid Wednesday, Nov. 9 through Friday, Nov. 11, and proof of military service is required.  


                        Shoney’s is offering a free All-American Burger to veterans and active duty servicemembers on Veterans Day at participating restaurants while supplies last. There is a limit of one per day per military servicemember, and the offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offers. The offer is valid for dine-in only, and beverage, tax, and gratuity are not included.   


                        Guests with proof of military service can enjoy a free lunch including non-alcoholic beverage Friday, Nov. 11 at Sizzler. Free lunch entrée choices include: a six-ounce tri-tip steak, a single Malibu chicken, or a half-dozen fried shrimp. Free beverages are coffee, iced tea, or a fountain drink. The offer is valid until 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 for dine-in service at participating locations.


                        Harley-Davidson Museu

                        From Nov. 11-13, Harley-Davidson Museum will offer free museum entry for all active duty servicemembers and veterans and their families. The offer is valid with military or veterans ID for one additional adult and up to four children 18 years old or younger.  

                        National World War I Museum and Memorial

                        Honoring those who served during Veterans Day Weekend by providing free admission to veterans/active duty military personnel and half-price admission for the general public, the annual symposium featuring academics from across the world, a presentation from Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Shipler and a screening of the Liam Neeson-narrated documentary 1916 The Irish Rebellion are among the November offerings from the National World War I Museum and Memorial


                        The Newseum in Washington, D.C., will offer free admission to active duty and retired servicemembers, plus one guest. The promotion will begin Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, and continue through Sunday, Nov. 13. To take advantage of this offer, servicemembers should present military ID or another form of military service credential or wear their uniforms.  

                        9/11 Memorial and Museum

                        The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York will pay tribute to our nation’s veterans during a special five-day Salute to Service from Nov. 9 -13. A series of events and special programs will be available on the memorial for veterans and their families, as well as the visiting public. Throughout our tribute, veterans will receive free museum admission. Veterans also will receive half-price museum tickets for up to two family members during the tribute. Ticketing for Salute to Service will be available at a dedicated ticket window at the museum entrance.  


                        Army & Air Force Exchange Service

                        Starting Nov. 11, the Exchange will offer exclusive savings on select TVs, apparel, handbags, appliances and computers. Prices are effective through Nov. 17 while supplies last—shoppers seeking high-demand, deep-discount products are encouraged to arrive early on Nov. 11 to ensure their place in line for the hottest holiday items.

                        Great Clips

                        Veterans can visit any U.S. Great Clips salon Friday, Nov. 11 to get either a free haircut that day or to pick up a free haircut card to use by Dec. 31. In addition, anyone who stops in for a haircut at any Great Clips in the U.S. Friday, Nov. 11, will receive a free haircut card to gift to a veteran. The free haircut cards are redeemable by veterans at any U.S. Great Clips by Dec. 31, 2016, with proof of military service.  


                        In honor of Veteran’s Day JCPenney will offer a 5 percent discount from Nov. 10-13 to current and former military personnel and their immediate family members with valid military or VA identification provided in-store. 

                          Main Event Bowling

                          This Veterans Day – Friday, Nov. 11 – Main Event is honoring our nation’s active-duty and retired military personnel by inviting them to their nearest center between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to enjoy one FREE hour of bowling. Veterans may bring up to four guests to join in on the fun, and the super-stylish bowling shoes are included! 


                          On Nov. 11, all veterans and active duty servicemembers can receive a free Basic Oil Change at participating Meineke locations. A valid military ID is required.   

                          Rent the Runway

                          Active duty servicemembers and spouses and significant others of servicemembers can receive $25 off an order of $75 or more from Rent the Runway by using the code THANKYOU16. The rental delivery date must be on or before Dec. 31, 2016.

                          UFC Gym

                          UFC GYM® will celebrate the upcoming Veterans Day holiday by offering active duty and veteran military personnel as well as their families VIP status at more than 130 locations across the United States from Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. 

                          We will continue to update this list as we hear of more special Veterans Day offers. If you know of one you think should be included, email, and we will do our best to add it to our list.

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                          Len Yelinek

                          Commander, Las Vegas Chapter 711

                          Military Order of the Purple Heart

                          (702) 362-7673-h    (702) 460-0769-c

                          ---------- Forwarded message ----------

                          Fellow Patriots,


                          For those of you who don't get/read the Review Journal and didn't see the ad, The SouthPoint is doing something a little different this year.  There will NOT be a free buffet for veterans and their guests on November 11.  Instead, they have the switched the date to today, November 10th. 

                          The good news in that is that now we can also get a free meal somewhere else tomorrow!  Happy eating!

                          Greg von Rothkirch

                          In a message dated 11/2/2016 2:05:24 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time (Mex, writes:


                          Date (November 10th) and time (9am) for the event at the Sunrise Senio Living is confirmed.

                          Address is 1555 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy., Henderson, near the Post Office.



                          ---------- Forwarded message ----------
                          From: Henderson.AVA (Lewis, Cassondra) <>
                          Date: Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 10:26 AM
                          Subject: RE: Veterans Day Event
                          To: Daniel Peterson <>

                          Good Morning!

                                          November 10th at 9:00am is perfect! Thank you very much! We look forward to having you here!


                          Cassondram Lewis

                          Activities Volunteer Assistant

                          1555 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Henderson, NV 89012
                          Direct: 702-837-6582





                          Take the Sunrise Care Questionnaire!


                          From: Daniel Peterson []
                          Sent: Sunday, October 30, 2016 11:16 AM
                          To: Henderson.AVA (Lewis, Cassondra) <>
                          Cc: David Hugus <>; Richard S. Keirn <>
                          Subject: Veterans Day Event

                          Good Day:

                          I have confirmed that our chapter will attend the event at the Sunrise Senior Center on November 10th at 9 am. They will have a prayer and then the pledge of allegiance.

                          I will be leaving town on November 3rd so if you have any changes please contact David Hugus and Richard Keirn, cc'd in this e-mail.




                          Daniel Peterson


                          MOPH Chapter 730 Henderson, Boulder City, Nevada



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                          Tuesday, November 8, 2016

                          Primary Care Sprint Initiative - Veteran Recruitment

                          Today, 8:10 AM

                          Sent: 11/8/2016 7:48:16 A.M. Pacific Standard Time

                          Primary Care Sprint Initiative - Veteran Recruitment

                          For your information and dissemination.

                          R. Walker

                          Dept. Adj.

                          From: Cinnamon, Karen J.

                          Sent: Monday, November 07, 2016 7:24 AM

                          Cc: Graham, Clarice T.

                          Subject: RE: Primary Care Sprint Initiative - Veteran Recruitment

                          Good Morning VAVS Committee,

                          Please review the request below from Clarice Graham.  This is an important study that will help VA improve the patient experience in Primary Care.  Please share this information broadly with your organizations and fellow Veterans.   Thank you for in advance for helping to get the word out.

                          Karen Cinnamon, CAVS

                          Chief, Voluntary Service

                          VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System

                          6900 North Pecos Rd.

                          North Las Vegas, NV 89086

                          P 702-791-9000 x 14111

                          C 702-994-7811

                          Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

                          ~Albert Einstein

                          The Veterans Administration’s Veterans Experience Office is leading a study across the country to understand Veterans’ experience in primary care at VA medical facilities. We are interested in learning about how we can improve the patient experience. 

                          Our goal is to interview a diverse group of Veterans.  We are seeking Veterans from different walks of life, different genders, ethnicity, ages, military service, etc. Would you be able to help us identify Veterans who are good candidates for the study that live in the Pahrump area?

                          The research team will be in Las Vegas between November 14th and November 18th, 2016.

                          Study Participant Requirements:

                          · Must be able to speak to their experiences with Primary Care at the VA

                          · Must have engaged with VA Primary Care at some point, either in the past or currently

                          · Must be available for a 90 minute conversation in their home or some other location they are comfortable talking about their experiences

                          We are looking for participants who fit the following demographics:

                          · Race/ethnicity: Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Black, Hispanic, Asian, White

                          · Special Populations: Muslim, LGBT

                          FAQs for Veterans: 

                          · Participation is voluntary and the information we collect will be kept anonymous

                          · Interviews will last about one hour and fifteen minutes  

                          · Participants will receive a $25 canteen card to thank them for their time

                          · If the Veteran chooses to meet at a public location, travel pay is not authorized

                          Would you have some time to connect to discuss how you might be able to help with recruitment efforts? Thank you in advance for taking the time to help in this important initiative.  We appreciate you!

                          Clarice Graham MHA, CMQ/OE, CSSBB, VHA-CM

                          Field Consultant II

                          Veterans Experiene Office - Pacific District, Las Vegas

                          Department of Veterans Affairs

                          Office: (702) 791-9000 ext. 19467| BB: (702) 726-1231

                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:CONTACT

                          : Kelley Guidry,(702) 706-5777, Kelley@ForgottenNotGone.Org, www.ForgottenNotGone.Org

                          FORGOTTEN NOT GONE VETERAN'S DAY PARADE 2016

                               Las Vegas, Nevada, November 11, 2016 - Join Forgotten Not Gone as they complete their #22DamnMany Campaign of 2,222 miles ridden since January 2016 to combat 22 Daily Veteran Suicides. The Celebration of this Great Achievement will take place crossing the finish line in the Veteran's Day Parade 2016, located in Downtown Las Vegas at 10 am on November 11, 2016.

                               When faced with adversity and isolation we have found that physical activity is the key to overcoming Depression and feelings of loneliness. Forgotten Not Gone provides recumbent trikes as one form of physical therapy to help our Veterans desire to live again.   We are excited to share the completion of this mission with our Veterans, their families and all of our Proud Supporters. Living legend Ret. USAF Col. Charles McGee, an original Tuskegee Airmen, and numerous amazing accolades will be leading the charge.  This year's Veteran's Day Parade will be honoring Women Veteran.  Nevada's District 1, Senator Patricia Spearman will be marching with us. She completed 29 years in the Army, rising to the prestigious rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Special Guest also include, "The Colonel" Steve Seroka, who not only had an amazing 30 year Air Force career but is also one of the Leading Advocates for Veterans in Nevada serving on the North Las Vegas Veteran Community Commission board, whose Commissioner's will also march with Forgotten Not Gone, continuing in helping us End #22DamnMany Daily Veteran Suicides.
                               Forgotten Not Gone is a 501 (c) (3) For Purpose organization dedicated to helping save Veterans and their families from the destruction of suicide.  Through Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual activities sponsored  by the organization, Veterans are re-engaged with society and are brought out of the isolation that many experience,  once they return home.  For more information, contact www.ForgottenNotGone.Org or send an email to Support@ForgottenNotGone.Org

                          Sunday, November 6, 2016

                          FYI If you know anyone


                          Paul R. Martin

                          On Saturday, November 5, 2016 8:39 PM, paul martin <> wrote:

                          Paul R. Martin

                          On Friday, November 4, 2016 7:50 AM, Elaine Chin <> wrote:

                          Just sharing...this is my dentist, located in Summerlin.  I like them and like that they are supporting veterans.

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                          Sent: Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:50 AM
                          To: Elaine Chin
                          Subject: 2nd Annual Veteran's Day Event

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                          Wagner Dental

                          Wagner Dental


                          Hi Elaine,
                          All of us at Wagner Dental are excited to give back to our honored men and women of the armed forces with our SECOND ANNUAL VETERAN'S DAY EVENT on Friday, November 11th, 2016. Wagner Dental is offering complimentary dental services for veterans in our community. Complimentary services offered include: Fillings, Extractions, Exams and Cleanings.
                          We would like to ask your help to spread the word to anyone who could benefit from this service.  Please copy and paste this link  to your Facebook wall, Instagram, twitter, or any other social media outlet with a short message about our special day.  Or, send it to someone you know who could benefit from this opportunity. 
                          Best regards,
                          The team at Wagner Dental

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                          Thursday, November 3, 2016

                          Veterans Day Parade


                          Tina Sansouci

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                          Today, 12:35 PM

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                          On Friday, November 11, 2016, VVA Chapter 1076 will participate in the Las Vegas Veterans Day Parade.  All members are invited to participate.  Please wear our standard uniform of black pants and black shirt.

                          Participants are asked to meet at Dona Maria Tamales Restaurant’s parking lot at 910 S. Las Vegas Blvd, between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m.

                          There aren’t any designated parking areas so parking will be at your discretion/risk. 

                          So we can have an idea of how many members plan to participate, please reply to this e-mail to let me know if you will attend or not.

                          Tina Sansouci, Secretary

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