Lorri Gilchrist

Veterans Corner: Veterans invited to annual holiday dinner

Jake Fish, an accredited Veterans Service Officer with the Fleet Reserve Association, has formed a local nonprofit organization called Operation Oliver T. Row, named after… Continue reading

 

Veterans Corner: Marine Corps League collects Toys For Tots

Marine Corps League collects Toys For Tots

 

Veterans Corner: Christmas gifts for Retsil

I know we all complain when Christmas decorations are in the stores before Halloween, but I would like to inform you of a great service… Continue reading

 

Veterans Corner: Port Angeles Stand Down is Oct. 4

There will be a Veteran’s Benefits Seminar from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St. Veteran… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: August activities for veterans

On Saturday, Aug. 11, The Home Depot in Sequim will hold a Veterans Appreciation Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Many service organizations will have booths… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Support the Sequim VFW!

VFW Post 4760 will be having dinner and dances every Saturday night at 169 E. Washington St., Sequim. Call 360-681-0434 for more information or email… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Busy summer for veterans!

The Marine Corps League, Mount Olympus Detachment #897 has an Honor Guard that performs honors at funerals, the last Friday of the month Bell Ringing… Continue reading

All invited to local Memorial Day ceremonies

Jack Grennan Post 62 of the American Legion will hold Memorial Day Ceremonies on Monday, May 28, as follows: Sequim View Cemetery at 11 a.m.,… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Reasons to join a service organization

I would like to take a few lines to encourage all veterans to consider joining a veterans association — VFW, American Legion, MOAA, Korean War… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: NJROTC drill, rifle competition comes to Port Angeles

The Port Angeles High School NJROTC will host the Northwest Drill and Rifle Division Competition at the school located at 304 E. Park Ave. in… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of you! Many thanks for your support of active duty personnel, veterans and their families during 2017. I will let… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Holiday dinners, to attend and to support!

The sixth-annual Veterans Holiday Dinner will be at Smugglers Landing, 115 E. Railroad Ave. in Port Angeles on Sunday, Dec. 17. This dinner is free… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Veterans Day events on tap

A Veterans Day Ceremony will be held Saturday, Nov. 11. at the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Port Angeles. The gates open at 9:30 a.m.… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Service organizations having interesting programs

The Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America meets the second Sunday of every month at Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave.… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Large turnout for Port Townsend Stand Down

The Voices For Veterans Stand Down for homeless veterans in Port Townsend on July 31 saw 217 veterans attending: 20 were female; 24 homeless,­ —… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: American Legion holds Turkey Shoot

American Legion Post 62 will be holding a Turkey Shoot on Saturday, Aug. 26, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Peninsula Long Rifles Shooting Range… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Sequim VFW Post has new leadership, vision

Sequim VFW Post 4760 has installed new officers. The Post Commander is Bill Barker. They have decided on an ambitious agenda to revitalize the Post… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Veterans complaint line unveiled

Sarge’s Place, a 501(c)3 organization providing housing for veterans on the West End, is seeking azaleas and rhododendrons for its hen yard. They will pick… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Seeking old war letters

Sarge’s Place can use cash or gas card donations to help with the costs of taking veterans to medical appointments. They use about $6,000 a… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: VA clinic in Port Angeles provides many services

The Korean War Veterans provide newborn baby clothes to the enlisted families at Joint Base Lewis- McChord. These newborn items are purchased in Port Angeles at… Continue reading