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05-26 Robin Williams as the American Flag
05-22 I Am a Military Veteran
04-29 5000 Military fighting Covid-19 in NYC
04-07 I Am the Flag           (via Buck Kilmer ETN3 SS   65-66)
03-29 23 Facts about Hospital Ships
03-28 1st Coronavirus Cases on deployed warship
03-04 Pirate Mess with Wrong Ship    (Video)
02-25 Hallelujah - Veterans Version
02-25 Orleck will homeport in Jacksonville
02-23 Thoughts and Prayers Requested for Shipmate
02-17 What we actually know about the Coronavirus
02-11 Alive and Well
02-09 Service Never Stops
02-08 USS Slater video featured on YouTube
12-18 Written by a Marine
12-10 820 Newsletter Archive Available to Members
Veteran Information 2020
from CVSO Chuck Weber
05-31  C & P Exam Delays
05-21 VA Updates
04-30 ID Card Request - Temp Policy Change

COVID 19 Impacts on VA

11-07 Vets can access Med records with their iPhone
10-11 COLA Adjustment signed into law
09-30 Miscellaneous Updates
08-01 August News Bites
07-13 AO/BW Claims Effective Jan 1, 2020
03-01 VA Appeals Modernization Act
02-15 Blue Water Claims Update
01-30 Breaking [Good] News for Vietnam Vets
01-02 Vietnam Blue Water Vets Set Adrift
01-02 Robo Call - Do Not Call List
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Personnel Changes 2020
06-06 Audano, Francis  RD3 Passed Away
06-05 Rinier, James   BMSN Reported Aboard
06-05 Challender, Albert  SM1 Passed Away
06-04 Karr, Floyd   BM1 Passed Away
06-03 Harmon, Denver  MM2 Passed Away
05-30 Ladaika, Leo   MM2 Reported Aboard
05-28 Gordon, Albert   SN Passed Away
05-26 Bunch, Hugh  MM2 Passed Away
05-26 Joyner, James  MM1 Passed Away
05-26 Mawyer, Richard   MM1 Passed Away
05-26 Melancon, Larry  MM3 Passed Away
05-26 Pichel, Marcelino   Ens Passed Away
05-26 Stevens, Tidal  MM1 Passed Away
05-26 Swing, Kenneth   MMC Passed Away
05-26 Wiles, Jerry Passed Away
05-01 Trainer, Clifford Passed Away
04-27 Stanke, Jer  RM3 Passed Away
04-06 Novaria, Lawrence   SO3 Passed Away
04-01 Beebe, Jim   BM3 Passed Away
03-28 Sanchez, Frank   TMSN Reported Aboard
03-27 Cox, Gerald   Reported Aboard
03-08 Ohmer, Thomas  MM2 Passed Away
02-14 Church, Phillip   LTjg Passed Away
01-17 Vanderwyst, Ron  BT Passed Away
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