Lorri Gilchrist

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Veterans Corner: Local groups thank the community

Michael Trebert Chapter NSDAR thanks all those who braved the rain to attend the second Wreaths Across America ceremony at Sequim View Cemetery on Dec.… Continue reading

 

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Veterans Corner: Sequim hosting Wreaths Across America

The public is invited to attend the second local Wreaths Across America ceremony, to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at Sequim View… Continue reading

 

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Veterans Corner: American Legion Post sets Veterans Day ceremony

Jack Grennan American Legion Post 62 will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at 107 E. Prairie St., Sequim. This… Continue reading

 

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Veterans Corner: Preparations for the holidays!

I am sad to report that there will be no Veterans Day Ceremony this year because of pandemic restrictions. To honor veterans, the Clallam County… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Honor veterans by preserving, restoring headstones

Michael Trebert Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has been cleaning, preserving and restoring headstones of veterans in… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: USO Northwest helping troops in SeaTac Airport

On July 21 I went to the SeaTac USO Center with Jerry Rettela, Commander of the Korean War Veterans group. He has been going there… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Happy 100th birthday to veteran Allen Sill

Marine Don McIntyre — aka Santa Claus — is the recipient of the Marine Corps League Distinguished Citizen Award with a gold medal. The prestigious… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Officers group gets computers for Sarge’s Place

Summer is coming and boats are on the water! The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting members for Flotilla 42 in Sequim led by Sylvia… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Scammers target veterans, so don’t let it happen to you!

Please pay close attention to your email, mail and phone calls. With the new COVID relief law, more scams are appearing. I am sorry to… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Evergreen Boys State is looking for citizens

Housing specifically for veterans is non-existent in Sequim. Port Angeles has the Outpost, Forks has Sarge’s Place, and soon Hobucket House, for disabled veterans. However,… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Vietnam veterans ceremony set for March 29

All Vietnam veterans, surviving spouses and families are invited to the National Vietnam War Veterans Day Ceremony at 2 p.m. Monday, March 29, at the… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Remembering Four Chaplains Day

The Michael Trebert Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Wreaths Across America 2021 has added Dungeness Cemetery and other local cemeteries near Sequim to the… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Warm clothes available!

The Clallam County Veterans Center at 216 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles has a Clothing Closet where veterans and their families can obtain warm… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: State program creates inspired, educated ‘citizens’

Toys For Tots is still collecting funds to purchase toys for the children of Clallam County. If you would like to donate, please send a… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Some tweaks to Toys For Tots in 2020

The 2020 Marine Toys for Tots program for Clallam county will be different this year, as COVID-19 has changed the rules for the program locally… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Ceremony set at Pioneer Memorial Park

There will be no ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard base on Veterans Day. Because of restrictions from the pandemic and the large crowd that… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting!

Veterans Corner: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting!

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting members for Flotilla 42 in Sequim

Veterans Corner: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting!
Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

VFW Post 6787 in Carlsborg has been awarded National recognition as an All-American Post! This prestigious award was earned by the Post by 1) increasing… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!
Veterans Corner: No Stand Down in Port Townsend

Veterans Corner: No Stand Down in Port Townsend

Voices For Veterans has cancelled the Port Townsend Stand Down scheduled for July 27 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge. Veterans who are having issues… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: No Stand Down in Port Townsend
Veterans Corner: Thanks to veteran supporters

Veterans Corner: Thanks to veteran supporters

A call went out from the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs for folks to write to the veterans in the five state veterans homes… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Thanks to veteran supporters