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The Official Newsletter of the
Shenandoah Valley Chapter #313
Korean War Veterans Association
Volume 13, Issue 03
Paul E. Bombardier,  Editor
March, 2020

June 25th Washington, D C Trip

It was announced at the February 11th meeting, that on that day, June 25th, members, spouses and significant others of Chapter 313 would have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. for the 70th Anniversary ceremony of the starting of the war in Korea.  Mark your calendars and plan to make this trip.  The Bus provided by the South Korea Embassy, would leave Tasker Road and Rt 522 Walmart at 0730 for a 1000 – 1100 ceremony.  After the ceremony, we would stop on the way back at the Gainesville Mission BBQ for lunch.


Should be back in Winchester around 1400.  Sign-up sheets will be at the next several meetings, but if you can’t make the meetings to sign-up, contact me either by phone at 540-837-2657 or by email  Let’s do our best to have a good turn-out for this event. 

David Clark, Commander

( Editor’s Note: If anyone has any stories to pass on of that time on June 25th, 1950, of where you were when you heard of it, and how it affected your life, feel free to let me know and it will be printed in upcoming issues. )

Mystery Member Photo.
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This is a photo of one of our members.

It was taken in the spring of 1951 at Camp Polk, LA.


Do you know this man. ??

answer on Pg 7.

Trivia Photo

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Ted Williams and Ralph Parmenter 1985.


(Editors’ Note 😊😊: This photo taken in 1985 in Fenway Park. Ralph Parmenter, ((My wife Shirley’s brother)), was a trout fishing buddy of Ted Williams and they shared many days tying flies and soaking them in the rivers of New England.)

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