Lorri Gilchrist

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

Veterans Corner: Civil Air Patrol seeking a home

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is congressionally chartered and operates as a 501(c)3 nonprofit. It performs services for the federal government as the civilian auxiliary… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Government experience for high school juniors

The American Legion Department of Washington conducts Evergreen Boys State for high school juniors June 18-24. The program offers juniors an opportunity to come together… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Think of veterans with New Year’s resolutions

As you contemplate the coming year and what you would like to accomplish, please think of supporting our troops, veterans and their families. You can… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Happy Holidays!

Sarge’s Place has opened a used furniture and antiques/collectibles store in Forks called Sarge’s Attic. It is on Facebook under “Sarge’s Attic.” It is located… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Time to remember veterans

A clothing closet is being set up at the Veterans Center at 216 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles. There will be jeans, jackets, heavy… Continue reading