Between 1964 and 1973, millions of Americans deployed to Southeast Asia to fight in the Vietnam War. Today, we pause for National Vietnam War Veterans Day to recognize the veterans who served in the war and thank them for their service. More at https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/57181/national-vietnam-war-veterans-day-2/
Stacy Pearsall’s passion for combat photography led her to document some of the most dangerous and inspiring moments of her unit’s deployment in Iraq. When her spine was injured, however, she lost that passion and was left feeling uncertain about her future. Meeting veterans who knew exactly what she had been through reignited her desire to tell stories through photography. Today, Stacy works with the Veterans’ Portrait Project, photographing veterans of all ages from all around the country, produced in partnership with Disabled American Veterans. More at https://moments.org/watch/stacy-pearsall/?fbclid=IwAR2c4RD930WP2RNiPYzUlmD9QxwO9JIWydd5K4uV0r8lBiJzLmQSsItvKiM
“I would like to thank all of our Veterans and supporters who traveled to St. Paul yesterday to a be a part of Veterans Day on the Hill 2018,” shares Trent C Dilks, Legislative Dir., DAV, Dept. of MN. “The turnout was amazing and it sent a clear message that we as a Veterans community are engaged and paying attention. It was nice to see all of the service organizations,
cvso’s and other groups working together towards one goal. If you have any questions, would like an update or visit please contact me at Trent@davmn.org or 651-788-3186.”
Hundreds Of Veterans Rally In Solidarity At Capitol. Watch local CBS coverage at…https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2019/03/20/hundreds-of-veterans-rally-in-solidarity-at-capitol/?fbclid=IwAR0d_siEthv7L_yPsezr92qnD5pdlU86b0iJcD8j15knXhJZDJOuHzljhuM#.XJS4HH2xUvM.facebook
Veterans Day on the Hill Pre-rally Lunch (free) at 10:30 am, March 20th, at the St. Paul Armory (600 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55101). At 12:45 Veterans March to the rally (line-up at the Minnesota Veterans Bldg, 20 West 12st St., St. Paul, MN 55101). Based on the
number of DAV members interested in participating, we may or may not have a bus. Call the Chapter Adjutant, Scott Berndt, if you plan on attending.
MN DAV Chapter 39 and Auxiliary Unit 39 Grocery Bagging Fund Raiser in Andover at County Market Dollar Days, Wed. March 20, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Proceeds support local Veterans.
MN DAV Chapter 39 announces nominations are open for Chapter Officers at the March 14, 2019 meeting held at the VFW, 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids, MN 55433. Elections will be held at the April 11th meeting. Any member in good standing can run for a Chapter line officer. Meetings start at 6:30 PM.