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NEWS ABOUT UPPER CUMBERLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY
THANKS TO DON NUHFER FOR THE ARTICLE

CHAPTER OFFICERS
President Robert Opthof USMC
Vice President Jim Ernst USA
Secretary Russ Surbrook USA
Treasurer Franc Connor USN Ret
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ernie Wilson USA Ret.
Keith Seitzer USA
Gary Hufford USA
Gary Thorpe USA
Cecil Smith USAF
OUR TWO LOCAL MEDAL OF HONOR AWARDS
TO VIEW HIT ON NAME
SGT.ALVIN C YORK
1ST/SGT MILO LEMBERT
CHAPTER 1015 is one of 650 Chapters nation wide. There are 48 State Councils. The VVA has more than 75,000 members. Founded in 1978,
Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered
and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation
and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code
Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty
(for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975,
or in any duty location between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975.
NEXT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING April 23,2018 @11:00AM
NEXT REGULAR MEETING is April 30, 2018 Social Hour 5:00PM Meeting 6:00PM

Board of Directors Meeting All Chapter Meetings Are Held At The Senior Citizens Of Cumberland County.
The Center Is Located At 1460 South Main St.
It Is Right Next To The American Legion.
Board Of Directors Meet The Next To Last Monday of The Month.
Regular Meeting are The Last Monday Of The Month. Meetings 1800 Hours, With Social Hour 1700 Hours.
JUNE 16, 2018 HONOR FLIGHT OF KNOXVILLE WILL BE HAVING
A VIRTUAL TOUR OF WASHINGTON SERVICE MEMORIALS. THIS WILL BE FOR PEOPLE THAT CAN'T FLY.
VETERANS FROM NURSHING HOMES AND HOSPITALS WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO THE EVENT.
FOR MORE INFO CALL (865)859-9279 OR E-MAIL JAN RECTOR jrector@honorairknoxville.com
OR THEIR WEB SITE

MORE INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AS EACH DATE NEARS
APRIL 28, 2018
SATURDAY MORNING BREAKFAST AT THE VFW 5025
ALL VETERANS ARE FREE, NON VETERANS $4.00 LOCATED ON RT.127S AT 32 VFW LOOP
MAY 3, 2018 NATIONAL PRAYER DAY 11:00AM LAKE ST. GEORGE MARINA FAIRFIELD GLADE
OUR COLOR GUARD WILL BE PRESENTING THE COLORS
AND RETIRING THE COLORS. THIS IS OUR 3RD YEAR.
MAY 25-26 LAKE TANSI CRAFT FAIR WE WILL SELL OUR ITEMS
MAY 28, 2018 MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION AT THE COURTHOUSE.
June 5, 2018 OUR BROTHERS AT TNE AMERICAN LEGION 163 WILL BE HOLDING A BLOOD DRIVE
AT COMMUNITY ROOM 426 SPARTA DRIVE FROM 12:00PM-4:00PM
JUNE 23-24, 2018 SECOND ANNUAL
CUMBERLAND COUNTY BANK GOLF SHOOT OUT
LAKE TANSI GOLF COURSE TWO DAY EVENT
JULY 4TH 2018 CELEBATION AT THE COURTHOUSE
AUGUST 4TH AND 5TH 2018. WE WILL SET UP AT THE GUN SHOW.
AT THE COMMUNITY COMPLEX (fairgrounds)
SEPTEMBER 8TH VVA PICNIC LAKE TANSI
SEPTEMBER 14-15 CRAFTS FAIR LAKE TANSI SELLING OUR INVENTORY
October 4, 2018 HONOR FLIGHT TO WASHINGTON D.C.
THOSE WANTING TO GO SHOULD GET APPLICATION IN SOON. FOR APPLICATION


OCTOBER 4, 2018 8:00PM WELCOME HOME HONOR FLIGHT. MEET AT DAIRY QUEEN ON PEAVINE RD
NOVEMBER 10, 2018 A VETERANS DAY PARADE THE CITY BOARD HAS APPROVED THE PARADE.
DECEMBER 10 VVA CHRISTMAS R PLACE
June 29, 2018
August 31,2018
September 28, 2018
October 4, 2018 Honor Flight to Washington DC. Those interested in going get an application @
November 30, 2018
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VVA Application ~~ Fillable AVVA Application~~ Local Killed in Action~~ Members Only~~ National VVA~~ National AVVA
~~ Links ~~ A Salute To Our Fallen~~ State VVA~~ Who We Are~~ Links~~ The VA ~~A HREF="http://www.cpvva.org/BENEFITS.HTML">
VA Benefits ~~ VVA Constitution ~~ By-Laws~~ Deceased Members ~~ Lake Tansi Dedication
LOCAL KIA VIETNAM
S/SGT Beryl Blaylock USAF 4/26/68~~ S/SGT Fredrick Hassler USA 12/30/69~~ PFC Johnny Lee USA KIA 5/10/67~~
"BU-2 Jerry Baxter Edmonds USN KIA 12/31/1970~~S/SGT Moses Tabor USMC 11/22/65
~~ SGT. David Holmes USA 7/16/66~~ 1ST SGT Nelson Henry USA 10/28/67~~ SP4 Lynn Hayes USA 5/17/67~~
L/Cpl Jack Sutton USMC 4/24/67~~
The DAV Post #32 of Crossville has free transportation to the VA Hospital in Murfreesboro and Nashville. CALL FOR INFO @ DAV (931)456-5475 for a ride before
NOON THE THURSDAY THE WEEK BEFORE THE APPOINTMENT