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American Legion extends membership invitation to Sedona vets

Sedona AZ (December 6, 2016) – American Legion Cornville Post 135 invites all eligible veterans to join their recently chartered post. Due to the closure of the original Sedona Legion some years ago, Post 135 has been assigned by the state to support the community through various community services and youth programs. In the past, the Cornville Post has worked with Sedona Red Rock High School... 

Arizona highways honor veterans all year long

Sedona AZ (November 22, 2016) – As you prepare to mark the December 7 anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, look to signs along our highways for tributes to our veterans. ADOT employees join all Americans in their deep gratitude to veterans and their families, and we hope you’ll be inspired by highway designations, including these: Pearl Harbor Memorial Highway (I-10) Interstate 10... 

Political Correctness and Pokemon Go!

Sedona AZ (August 2, 2016) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Editor; This afternoon on TV, I caught a clip about a military veteran in his mid to late sixties. The vet had gone into a cemetery’s military section and there he found a bunch of “Pokemon Players” with at least one tent set-up among and partly over the headstones. The veteran said something about it,... 

Not Every GI is a Joe

Sedona AZ (June 3, 2016) – There’s been a lot of chatter out in the “mediasphere” lately about women’s health care at VA. Being an employee not just of VA, but of the Veterans Health Administration, my ears perk up a bit when I catch wind of such content, and get a bit of a sting when it has less than positive overtones. Recently, sitting at home, watching Gangster Squad with my wife,... 

KSB Honoree John Cornelius True Patriot

Sedona AZ (February 20, 2016) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Dear Editor, I hope you will publish this comment and the attached photo of Keep Sedona Beautiful honoree John Cornelius (pictured in the second row of photos on the far right).   I got to know John in 2012 and had many discussions with him over the years about his contributions to veterans and his participation... 

Cornville Memorial Day Program

Sedona AZ (May 15, 2015) – On May 23, 2015, beginning at 11:00 a.m., the American Legion Post 135 and Auxiliary will host its fifth annual Memorial Day Observation program at Windmill Park, 9950 East Cornville Road, in Cornville, Arizona. The public is invited and welcome to attend. Keynote speaker will be Camp Verde Mayor Charles German who served four years in the U.S. Naval Security Group... 

2015 Golden Age Games

Sedona AZ (March 23, 2015) – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is currently accepting applications from Veterans interested in competing in the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games. Applications can be completed online at www.veteransgoldenagegames.va.gov and will be accepted through May 15, 2015. Veterans ages 55 and older enrolled for VA care are eligible to participate. The 2015 National... 

Thank You Sedona Eye

Sedona AZ (December 17, 2014) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: The Legion Post and Auxiliary 135 salutes Sedona Eye! As the 5th annual American Legion Post and Auxiliary 135 warm clothing drive for veterans and children closes, they send thanks to the management of the Sedona Eye, specifically C. Bentley Hill, owner and publisher of the Sedona Eye, for the generous monetary... 

Harley McGuire Salutes Veteran’s Pal Tom Cat

Tom takes a moment to relax and reflect before continuing his rounds at the Salem VA’s hospice unit. Photo by Marian McConnell, Salem VA Sedona AZ (November 10, 2014) – Surrounded by his family, World War II Veteran Edwin Gehlert lay quietly dying in a VA hospice unit in Salem, Virginia. He took a few final, shallow breaths. At that moment, an orange tabby cat named Tom jumped onto his bed,... 

Kirkpatrick Speaks Out on Phoenix VA Report

US Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, AZ-1, issues a statement on the final Veterans Administration report on the Phoenix VA Health Care System Sedona AZ (August 27, 2014) – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., issued the following statement after the VA Office of Inspector General released its final report on the Phoenix VA Health Care System: “The IG report confirms what we already... 
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