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76st Anniversary - 2017


DECEMBER
The zodiac signs for the month of December are Sagittarius (until December 21) and Capricorn (December 22 onwards).
Birthstones are the turquoise, zircon, and tanzanite.
Birth flower is the narcissus.





DAV Year in Review 2015 - 2016
Of intertest to us at 4:35
That's Nicky Adams (Chief of Volunary Services - Gainesville)
handing the keys to driver Joe Stephens for the Lecanto CBOC 'new' van
the next image is the van parked in front of the Lecanto Clinic
Please note this ia a DAV NATIONAL VIDEO
12 minutes 35 seconds



MORE DAV NATIONAL VIDEOS



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WHO WE ARE and WHAT WE DO
NATIONALLY
Narration by actor Gary Sinise (CSI: New York)
While made in 2010, it is still the best promo
which tells the over all story of the DAV.


DAV Banner
with a link the National's web site
95 YEARS OF SERVICE
We are dedicated to a single purpose:
Empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.


BELOW, SEE WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
LOCALLY




with a link to eligility
Gerald A. Shonk
Chapter #70, Inc.

(Est. 1958)
58 years of service
for those who served

1039 North Paul Drive
Inverness, Florida 34450
(352-344-3464)
This Chapter and the Auxiliary
welcome and appreciate donations.
a 501(c)(3)



The Chapter office is open on Tuesday mornings
9:00 AM to 11:30 PM for claim filing and processing.
Call 352 344-3464
or drop by - have some coffee and chat awhile




Commander
Joe Stephens


From The Commander

Pending upload
Sr. Vice Commander
Chuck Spikes


Jr. Vice Commander
Archie Gooding


Treasurer
Joe McClister


Adjutant
Edwin Matos

Dewey Drawdy
Sgt. At Arms
Dewey Drawdy


Chaplain
John Seaman

Ray Micheal
Officer of the Day
Ray Micheal

Pending
Judge Advocate





CHAPTER SERVICE OFFICERS


Ken Bender

      

Dewey Drandy
Dewey Drawdy



      

John McGee
John McGee

      
PENDING
Ron O'Keefe


Joe Stephens
Joe Stephens



The order in which these names are place as nothing to do with ranking,
all have the same training

SERVICE OFFICERS
Will be in the Hall on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Evening from 5 PM to 7 PM
Tuesday from 9-noon
Call 352-344-3464 (machine) leave your name and number, we will get back to you
about your appointment - other times maybe arranged.


"Receive The Beneifts You Deserve"







"Freedom Isn´t Free"
the price is still being paid



Chapter Constitution and By-laws







Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month
(except July and August) at 2:00 p.m.
That's 1400 for those in the CORP

Next Meeting is schedule for 13 December 2016

DO NOT- REPEAT DO NOT
COME AT 1 PM

We will be having our Christmas/New Year Party AFTER the meeting
BUT YOU HAVE TO COME TO THE MEETING FOR THE PARTY

COME TO THE MEETING
ELECTIONS HELD AT THE MAY MEETING



Minutes of November 2016

Minutes of October 2016

Minutes of September 2016

Minutes of July - August 2016
We have no meetings these months
so there are NO MINUTES

Minutes of June 2016

Minutes of May 2016

Minutes of April 2016

Minutes of March 2016

Minutes of February 2016

Minutes of January 2016

If you want to take part in the meetings


COME TO THEM!

PAST MINUTES
The Chapter has been around since 1958,
Minutes for the years
2000 - 2015 are
HERE







Links to copies of DAV National and the Department of Florida,
plus the Chapter News Letter


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Did you miss your copy of the DAV Magazine?
we will have them HERE






Who is Eligible to join the DAV









Featuring the Voice of Mr. Sam Elliott
run time: 4 minutes 48 seconds


Flag-Eagle

Honor - Medley: Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Marine Corps Hymns






OF INTEREST TO ALL



DAVís groundbreaking report on Women Veterans.
"The Long Journey Home"
.
Click image to view







A new report from the Rand Corporation on VA health care and the private sector,
especially when it came to outpatient procedures.


Click image to view







With all the noise about the VA and its problem,
you should read the report for the I.G. Office,
we have the September 2, 2015 report

Click image to view









The Lending of Courage - American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
The Book







Dedicated to both the living and the deceased

American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial

The Video








US Coast Guard
National Museum of the US Coast Guard







US Air Force
National Museum of the US Air Force







US Marine Museum
National Museum of the Marine Corps







National Museum of the U.S. Navy
National Museum of the U.S. Navy








VA Award 2016
Click to view








Here you will find information that will help you to stay financially safe

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau








Things may have charged since some have serviced of our nation

Salute
Salute Rules








All of us want to "stay young" as we grow older.
These 7 steps can help you live better and longer and more things that help

Aging Well







Salute
Enroll in the VA Health Care System


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) operates the largest health care system in the country, with over 1,400 sites of care nationwide.
When you become enrolled in the VA health care system, it's for a lifetime.
You are instantly and automatically entitled to receive care at any VA location without ever having to register for VA health care benefits again.
Learn more at: http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/division_flsh.asp?dnum=1

After you enroll, you can immediately start receiving your health care at a VA facility, or at a later date - the choice is yours.
Enrolling in the VA health care system is quick and easy - just complete an online Application for Health Benefits online at:
https://www.1010ez.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/
Need help enrolling?
Contact the VA toll free at 1-877-222-VETS (8387).
Source:
VADir Event ID: HLT.14.E.01








veterans-mesothelioma banner

Veterans and armed services personnel are among the highest risk group for developing mesothelioma or another asbestos cancer.
You may have a claim - read more!!







U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships in Vietnam
U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships in Vietnam


If you were ever on a ship anywhere near Vietnam 1961 - 1975
you may have a claim to file - check the list!!








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* VETERANS COMMEMORATIVE PINS *







Interment with shipmates on the USS Arizona (BB-39)
How appropriate, after all the the tourists have gone.








Links to Veterans´ Websites

Department of Veteran´s Affairs: http://www.va.gov/

Disabled American Veterans: http://www.dav.org/

Citrus County Veterans Coalition: http://www.ccvcfl.org

Rolling Thunder, Inc Florida Chapter 7 http://www.rollingthunderfl7.com

National Veterans Legal Services Program http://www.nvlsp.org/







Donate








Do Business with A Fellow Veteran

IF YOU ARE A VETERAN
Own, Manage or run a store,
we have a place for you to list it
just let us know.







Employ Florida Veterans

We can think of no finer way to honor those who have served our country than by hiring a hero.
Veterans or family members may apply for available positions online at www.Veterans.EmployFlorida.com.






For Chapter members ONLY
Form

aBook Selections and Movies Selections

DAVFL70-Radio
A selection of on air radio stations or forms of music you may like


till we build an entry code program - everyone may use these







* Home
* Minutes * Van Service *

* Projects * Calendar *

* Lest We Forget *


The above links will take you to those sites





Join the Chapter 70 eMail list:

give us your name and eMail address.
Once a month we will email you an updated link.


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SUPPORTERS
of the CHAPTER

Your Business card - SHOULD - be here!
We will 'post' your business card - with a link to your site
at the bottom of the Chapter's index (home) web site.
click HERE for rates


Milestone Partners      

       YOUR Business card - SHOULD - be HERE!