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The Official Newsletter of the
Shenandoah Valley Chapter #313
Korean War Veterans Association
Paul E. Bombardier, Editor
November, 2019

Rev. Raleigh Watson

Two of our members are facing surgery soon, and I ask that you keep them in your prayers – Don Everhart and Wayne Strother.

 Both have faced a variety of medical challenges and both have maintained excellent spirits. We hope things will soon improve for both!

Often, one of you will mention to me that one of our comrades has missed a meeting or two and I will call to check on him. I may find that all is OK, or that some minor problem had occurred – but I always feel the call is appreciated very much! We have a great deal of camaraderie in our organization and our members like to know we are thinking of them. We appreciate your help in this – tell us or make a call yourself to someone you miss at a meeting – or hear is in need – and then tell us what you find.

Some our comrades who would appreciate a call are:

Millard Pippin – home phone – 540-667-1876

Don Jones – home phone – 540-869-1958

Leonard Laconia – 540-667-1716

Ollie “Buck” Thompson – 540-869-4496

Charles Hoak is always glad to have visitors, but call first to see if convenient – 540-533-1187 (Lea’s cell)



Gary Fletcher              Nov    01

Peter Chung                   Nov    10   

Maynard Wilson            Nov    12

George Morrell              Nov    15

Harry Pingley                 Nov    19    

Lewis Strother               Nov    19

Robert Anderson           Nov    30



Ben Ritter                      Nov   14, 2019

John Shenk                   Nov   17, 2019

George Lins                   Nov   17, 2019          

Robert Anderson          Nov   20, 2019

Tiney Jackson               Nov   20, 2019

Ed Mitchler                    Nov   20, 2019

Anthony Davio               Nov   26, 2019

Raleigh Watson             Nov   28, 2019

Dave Stegmaier            Nov   30, 2019


Nov 02

Monthly "All Veterans" breakfast @ Golden Corral. Please be seated by 8:15 am.

Nov 05

Chapter BOD meeting @ 9:00 am. Room 201, Macedonia UMC, White Post, VA.


Nov 11

Veterans Day Ceremony @ the Arlington Cemetery Amphitheatre.

Nov 12

Chapter #313 monthly meeting at A. L. Post 21 @ 2:00 pm with optional lunch @ 1:00 pm.


Nov 23

Veterans Appreciation Lunch 11:30 am- 1:30 pm @ Stonewall District Ruritan Club. Frederick County Fairgrounds, Clearbrook, VA. Free Lunch. RSVP to Heather @540-533-6282 or Judy @ Walk-ins Welcome.



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