Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization 2014 Events

Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization 2014 Events

HOWARD COUNTY VIETNAM VETERANS REUNION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS through September 21, 2014 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH 11:30 AM OPENING CEREMONIES Including Bertie Russel (Singing the National Anthem) 12:30 PM RUSS CHANDLER (The one and only) 3:15 PM ROYAL BUTZ (Back Again) 4:30 PM RON JONES & OLD DUDES ROCK (Oldies with a Boost) 8:00 PM CREAM TRIBUTE ( A tribute to Cream and more) SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20TH 10:30 AM OPENING CEREMONIES Including Brad Flook. Len Corso, Hershel Luckinbill & Christen Brody 12:30 PM JOHN STEER ( A Spritual Icon to Vietnam and All Veterans) 2:00 PM ZACH DAY & FULL THROTTLE ( Rock – in Blues) 5:00 PM RICKY LEE (Nashville Country Artist) 8:00 PM DANE CLARK BAND (From Atlantic City to Las Vegas) SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21ST 10:00 AM … CHURCH...

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Show Veterans They Matter-September is Suicide Prevention Month

Show Veterans They Matter-September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is suicide prevention month. Join us in encouraging veterans and their loved ones to focus on the things that give life meaning-the things that matter. Family matters. Friendship matters. Support matters. Every Veteran matters. The loved ones, relationships, and experiences that matter to Veterans can motivate them to seek support during times of crisis and inspire their families and friends to help. Whether Veterans have just returned home or completed service years ago, their experiences remain with them. Their wounds might not be visible, but they still need attention. We can all support Veterans who are dealing with challenges. We’re in this together. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) urges groups and individuals nationwide to stay...

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Nominations Needed for Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame

Nominations Needed for Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame

Over the course of American history, hundreds of thousands of men and women have served their country with honor and pride during times of war and peace. The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame, Inc. (IMVHOF) recognizes Hoosier veterans for their accomplishments and shares their stories of sacrifice with the people of Indiana. IMVHOF is in its inaugural year and looks forward to inducting its first class of Hoosier heroes at their 2014 Annual Banquet held on or about Veteran’s Day. Inductees will receive the prestigious Hall of Fame Medallion of Honor. Do you know an Indiana hero who deserves to be in the Hall of Fame? Download the Nomination Packet and submit your nomination by September 1st. 2014 Induction Banquet IMVHOF will induct its first class of...

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How to Obtain your DD Form 214 and More

How to Obtain your DD Form 214 and More

If you’ve been discharged from military service, your personnel files are stored at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). They are the official repository for records of military personnel who have been discharged from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard. Recent military service and medical records are not online. However, most veterans and their next-of-kin can obtain free copies of their DD Form 214 (Report of Separation) and other records several ways: Use the eVetRecs system to create your request Mail or Fax a Standard Form SF-180 Learn more about requesting military service records Military personnel records are primarily administrative records and can contain information such...

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Reminder: Veteran Job Fair in Indianapolis on July 10

Reminder: Veteran Job Fair in Indianapolis on July 10

We are resharing a previous post that includes more information on the job fair happening next week. Information on the fair at the end of this article. When we come across great resources and tools for active and retired military, we have to share it! RecruitMilitary, LLC, is a company that has been helping veterans find jobs since 1998. They were chosen by The Sierra Group Foundation, an organization whose mission is to reverse the high unemployment rate for people with disabilities, as the recipient of the first annual “One More Way Award”. The award is presented to a person or company whose support results in awareness and job opportunities for people with disabilities. RecruitMilitary is the top full-service military-to-civilian recruiting firm in the...

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