Mark Your Calendars
Open House at the Post
Since there are no formal meetings during the months of June, July or August there will be a relaxed Open House at the Post on the last Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm. June 29, July 27 and August 31. We will explore what it means to belong to the American Legion (Films we have on hand) and if time and desire permit, we will
see one of my favorite DVD's. Pizza will be ordered if we have enough attendance. Come and learn about our Legion. You will be glad you did.
2016 Tri-State Woman Veteran Achievement Awards
This years winner of the 2016 Tri-State Woman Veteran Achievement Award was one of our own members. CWO3 Kym Mader, USN, Ret.
Honor Flight Columbus is looking for a few good women veterans - about 80 of them - for the first all-women veteran’s flight from Columbus.
The one-day trip to Washington, D.C. is free to the veterans as a thank you for their service and is an opportunity to “Honor, Share, and Celebrate” their contributions.
The flight is on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from Port Columbus. Cost: $30 if you register by April 1st, $35 after April 1st, & $15 for women veterans
The All Women Veterans’ Flight will honor our nation’s senior veterans - WWII, Korea and Vietnam - and is made possible by the generous efforts of the Westerville
for Honor Flight Committee.
Applications are available at www.HonorFlightColumbus.org - click on “Veteran Application” or call the HFCols office at 614-284-4987.
Application deadline for this special flight is Monday, July 11, 2016 and the application will be processed in the order received. Selected veterans will be notified by July 30.
Applications by non-WWII and Korean veterans are not guaranteed to be selected on this or future flights.
Contact: Bill and Bobbi Richards
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will now offer the Women Veterans license plate to any women who served or
retired in any of the branches of the military: Marine; Navy; Army; Air Force and Coast Guard.
License plates went on sale to the public Monday April 25, 2016.
See the video: "This is Real Life", which highlights the new license plate dedicated to women veterans.
2016 Membership Renewals are now Due
Please help us meet our membership goals by sending in your check or money-order
for $40 payable to Post 644.
If you have any questions please contact Shirley May
Are you interested in developing and improving your shooting skills, for pleasure or personal protection? Would you be interested in working as a group from the post?
All*Vet States is a web site hosted by the U.S. Chamber with employment, education and business start-up information for participating states. The site’s goal is to goal is to showcase states that are working hard to create economic opportunities for veterans and military spouses and to highlight the resources available to those transitioning military families.
“I’m very happy that Ohio has joined this effort,” Ohio Department of Veteran Services Director Tim Gorrell said. “Increasing the visibility of our state through the All*Vet States site is another way we’re elevating Ohio’s status as a veteran-friendly state, one that all veterans can be proud to call home. Ohio has worked aggressively to be a top destination for our nation’s veterans and military spouses.
Articles of Interest
Lt. General Wolfenbarger
DoD to Open 14,000 Army Jobs to Women
Ohio Department of Veterans Services Newsletters
OHIO VETERAN BONUS
Time is running out. Apply now if you qualify.
Application deadline for service in Iraq is December 31, 2014
Governor and State Leaders News Release
Message from State Representative Connie Pillich
Application for Veterans
Application for Veterans Family
26th June 2016