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Go Soak Your Head Mitt Romney

Sedona AZ (August 18, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Open Letter To Former Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney August 18, 2017 Romney Go Soak Your Head RE: Romney Online Rant About President Trump Mr. Mitt Romney, CNN reported Mitt Romney called on President Donald Trump Friday (August 18) to apologize for his comments about Charlottesville, Virginia. I see on... 

WW II Veteran F. Rosalind Westfall Sellmer

Sedona AZ (July 24, 2017) – During World War II, Rosalind enlisted in the U.S. Army in January 1942, where she served as a nurse in charge of wards and clinics at Army Air Force installations in the U.S. Advances in aviation created a new kind of medical career in World War II: the flight nurse who accompanied severely wounded patients back from the front lines to the United States for treatment.... 

KSB Presents Annual Achievement Awards

Sedona AZ (February 15, 2016) – At its annual Achievement Awards luncheon, Keep Sedona Beautiful presented eleven honors for exemplary service and environmental accomplishments throughout 2015. The event was attended by 105 awardees and residents and emceed by popular local entertainers Tom and Shondra. Community Service Awards were presented to the Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition, Steve and... 

Veteran Idolization of Senator John McCain

Sedona AZ (September 21, 2015) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Subject: My Opinion of Veteran Idolization of ‘War Hero’ McCain Ref: John McCain’s Actual Record vs National Media Mantra Editor; Arizona Senator John McCain (R) I am a Veteran; albeit never been in actual combat and in during supposed Peace Time. Being an enlisted man having to deal frequently in... 

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Planned

Sedona AZ (September 17, 2015) – The City of Sedona is proud to host the upcoming Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event which will take place from March 30 to April 2, 2016, at its Posse Grounds Park. In keeping with the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial (The Wall) will be on display during the event. In addition, all veterans... 

Distraught Suicidal Veteran Rescued

Sedona AZ (July 29, 2015) – On July 25, 2015, at 4:35 in the afternoon, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office in Flagstaff, Arizona, received a call from a concerned third party that a Kachina Village resident was making suicidal statements. While deputies were responding to the home, information was obtained that the presence of CCSO deputies could further aggravate the distraught man who was... 

Tips to Avoid Scams Targeting Veterans

Sedona AZ (November 9, 2014) – Veterans Day is a time to honor those who have served our country. Unfortunately, it has also become a time to build awareness about scammers who take advantage of veterans and active duty military personnel. Better Business Bureau (BBB) wants to make sure those who serve do not become victims of fraud and encourages them to stay informed about the latest schemes... 

A World War II POW Tribute

Sedona AZ (November 5, 2014) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: While visiting Vandalia, Michigan with family in October, we stopped at a Mennonite restaurant and enjoyed a lovely lunch. The employees told us about a bulk food store nearby and we decided to go. My husband, 89, is an ex-World War II Prisoner of War whose plane was shot down over Germany. All of the crew were... 

Military Joins Take Back Drug Day

Sedona AZ (September 23, 2014) – On Saturday, September 27, 2014, TRICARE beneficiaries can safely and responsibly dispose of unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications. The Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA’s) National Prescription Drug Take-back Day will have sites around the country open from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The DEA event allows people to turn in excess prescription... 

The Man Who Keeps Veterans Rolling

Randy McCracken Sedona AZ (December 11, 2013) – “I have used a motorized chair. I have used a manual chair. This work I do is important to me because I know how it feels.” Martin Sheppard served in Operation Desert Storm with the Army’s 8th Infantry Division and later with 10th Mountain Division. He can relate to other Veterans, especially combat Veterans. He suffered an injury during... 
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