Guest Blogs

A New Beginning by Eugene Ward

Last year has vanished From present to past Much like my memory Not destined to last. And now starts a new year With promises made To seek new adventures With enjoyment displayed. A new year to blossom To spread wings and fly And reveal in the company Of my wife ...
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The Dawn of Music and Culture

by Susan Phillips In the pre-dawn of civilization, bone flutes and log drums resonated and echoed across the land. The subtleties and nuances of each note pulsed in rhythmic harmony with the music of the not so distant past. The complexities of sound allowed the development of music and communication ...
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The Vice President’s Corner

A Pedestrian Effort Words from the Veep by John Walker It is a new year and promises to be a successful year for Chapter 952. In 2017, we continue to grow and become a bigger presence in the local Veteran’s world. We continue to help Veterans in need such as ...
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Turkey Time by Eugene Ward

November is a joyous month Of family celebrations A special month for football games And a gathering of relations. As we sit around and watch tv And gobble too much food Our home is filled with love and laughter In a festive family mood. And somewhere in a barnyard A ...
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Beloved Hymns: A Mini History by Susan Phillips

Amazing Grace John Newton 1725-1807 Slave trader who converted to Christianity America the Beautiful Katherine Lee Bates 1859-1929 A daughter of a clergyman and professor of English literature. She attended the Chicago Worlds Fair 1893 when inspired to write America the Beautiful. Angels from the Realm of Glory James Montgomery ...
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A Pedestrian Effort Words from the Veep by John Walker

I have been busy with many volunteer efforts during the past few weeks. The following will highlight the achievements for the VVA Chapter. I continue to broadcast every other Tuesday at 8:40 a.m on KICK 1340 am talk radio. The program is about the Veteran and Veteran’s issues. In previous ...
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Dan Igou (US Navy)

Dan was a RM3 Radioman Third Class Petty Officer with two Tours of Duty 1970-1971; HC-7 Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 7 with Search & Rescue missions inland and off the coast of Vietnam serving as a radioman. The squadron was detached out of Cubi Point Naval Air Base, P.I. and ...
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