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REFLECTIONS ON D-DAY

Col. Andrew Ordynovych, the Military Attache of Ukraine and J David Bailey, VBOB, at the D-Day event in Washington DC.

Col. Andrew Ordynovych, the Military Attache of Ukraine and J David Bailey, VBOB, at the D-Day event in Washington DC.

by J. David Bailey, Past VBOB President (2010-12)

Seventy-two years ago, more than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of …

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SPIRIT of ’45 WWII 75TH ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITIES

The countdown to Spirit of ’45 Day 2016 officially began with the installation of Seward Johnson’s monumental sculptures depicting the “Times Square Kiss” a few miles outside Detroit at the future site of the Michigan WWII Memorial. The 25 foot

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BOB Historical Foundation Annual December Event in DC

THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE HISTORICAL FOUNDATION, INC.
Invites You to Join Your Friends for the
“EVENTS OF REMEMBRANCE AND COMMEMORATION”
OF THE 72nd ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE
December 14, 15 and 16, 2016 Metropolitan Washington,

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The Remember Museum 39-45 in Belgium: Marcel and Mathilde Schmetz

Marcel and Mathilde Schmetz of the Remember Museum 39-45

Marcel and Mathilde Schmetz of the Remember Museum 39-45

Joe Landry (776 AAA AW BN) and Barbara Mooneyhan (Executive Vice-President, VBOB) need your help in raising money to bring these two deserving Belgium citizens to Washington, DC for the 72…

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6th Armored Reunion

The next 6th Armored Reunion is scheduled for September 28-October 2, 2016 in Oklahoma City. Reservations can be made at the Hampton Inn in Bricktown, 300 E Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 405) 232-3600. Just ask for the 6th Armored …

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Annual 28th Infantry Division Conference and Reunion

28th

The Annual 28th Infantry Division Conference and Reunion is held each year at Fort Indiantown Gap. This is the major activity of the 28th Infantry Division Association’s mission. The Annual Reunion is held the Wednesday through Saturday after the Labor

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Mansions, tribute to those who served

Remembering those who gave all and those who served by their side, as well as those presently serving!!  Thanks for protecting our country’s freedom!!!

This is one of the most powerful videos I’ve ever seen.   http://worriersanonymous.org/Share/Mansions.htm

submitted by:Vernon H. Brantley, …

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MAHLON SEBRING, 82nd Airborne

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAVBOB Member Mahlon Sebring was in the 82nd Airborne Division, 319th Glider Field Artillery, A Battery. This is a photo he took of his Gun Section on a firing mission during the Battle of the Bulge. The 319th GFA used …

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Adopted graves in Belgium

Now I adopted two other soldiers and again I would like to know if there is any some family and information of these soldiers.

Private ARTHUR H. FRENCH – 36690011 – ILLINOIS

Private First Class STANLEY T. YASCZAK  – 33136597-  …

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A Daughter Remembers her WWII Hero

VanArsdale1_smMy father, Richard Van Arsdale, Sr., LTC, joined the Army at age 18. He was in the 75th Infantry Division, 289th Regiment. Dad and the 75th Infantry Division were activated on April 15, 1943, deployed to England in November 1944, …

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Harold Power, 106th ID receives congressional commemoration

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Henri Rogister, Associate adopts grave

Henri Rogister at his adopted grave

Henri Rogister at his adopted grave

VBOB Associate and Belgian citizen Henri Rogister at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, visiting the grave site of Murrey P. Robicheaux, 28th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division, which he has adopted and cared for since 1998. …

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Southern Arizona Chapter #53 Annual Recap 2015

Our monthly meetings are held in a private room in a restaurant in the Tucson area, where we have interesting speakers and/or video presentations. This past year we had various military leaders speak on Veterans Affairs; speaker from the Memorial …

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Normandy Memorial Brick Program

A lasting and fitting tribute to honor those who gave of themselves in service to the liberation of France and Europe in World War II

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South Carolina Chapter

South Carolina Chapter members Chris Carawan (90, left) and Gerald White (turning 90 in May, right) help Joe Watson celebrate his 93rd birthday at The Nut House, Joe’s pecan store in Ridge Spring, South Carolina on 9 April.  Joe …

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