POW MIA Update 4.19.2019

The Department of Defense Dpaa POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced today the return of (5) five U,S servicemen to their families for burial with full military honors and to bring closure to their loved ones.
 
Army, PFC Raymond H. Middlekauff of Maryland, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Lost on 12/04/1944—Accounted for on 04/12/2019—Germany/WWII
 
Army, PFC Dale W. Ross of Oregon, Company E, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Lost on 01/14/1943—Accounted for on 04/16/2019—Hill 27, Mount Austen, Guadalcanal/WWII
 
Army, PFC John W. Hayes of Texas, Company M, 3rd Battalion, 335th Infantry Regiment,84th Infantry Division, Lost 01/04/1945—Accounted For on 04/17/2019—Magester, Belgium/WWII
 
Navy, Seaman 2nd Class Ray H. Myers of Iowa, USS Oklahoma, Lost on 12/07/1941—Accounted For on 04/16/2019—Pearl Harbor/WWII
 
Navy, Fireman 3rd Class, Harold K. Costill of New Jersey, USS West Virginia, Lost on 12/07/1941—Accounted For on 04/16/2019—Pearl Harbor/WWII
 
TOTAL TO DATE———68
WWII————————50
KOREA———————15
VIETNAM——————–3
 
 
“You Are Not Forgotten”
Tommy Cannon
Commander
Georgia POW/MIA Honor Guard, Post 29

Queen of Hearts Update 4.16.2019

No winner for week #30. Next game is TUESDAY. 

Ticket sales close at 5:45 PM. Drawing at 6PM. 

Tuesday drawings are getting crowded. PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS BEFORE TUESDAY.  Tickets can be purchased from any of the bartenders on duty any day of the week. We encourage you to not wait until Tuesday to purchase your tickets due to the higher volume of ticket sales. ALSO, PARKING IS GETTING SPARSE. PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE ROAD. PARK IN THE LOT NEXT DOOR AND WALK OVER.

Eligible members of Post 29 may participate.

You must have a 2019 card to participate. 

SAL Elections 4.23.2019

To all SAL members ( duel members included)  –   Election of our SAL officers for 2019/2020 will be held next Tues. night at 6:30 pm after the Queen of Hearts upstairs in the small hall .  There is still time to run for office of the SAL – the Sign up sheet is on the bulletin board in the Social Quarters.  

In order to vote you have to be a member in good standing with a 2019 membership card ( Duel members are eligible to vote) –Nominations from the floor can be made on the night of election- however the person being nominated from the floor must be in attendance to accept the nomination.   

This is your chance to be involved in the future and the direction of YOUR SAL- So please try to attend, vote and participate !  

Please continue to help your SAL be the best it can be by being a part of the leadership , activities and direction of Squadron 29! 

Thank you for your support ! 

Tom Bell

Commander – Squadron 29

Sons of the American Legion

Marietta, Ga.

Monthly Cobb Veterans Outreach Meetings

The Cobb Veterans Outreach Program has 3 meetings every month, each meeting at a different Cobb Senior Center.

The East Cobb Senior Center Veterans Meeting is held the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am.

East Cobb Senior Center                   (Next meeting is April 17th)

3332 Sandy Plains Road

Marietta, GA 30066

The Marietta Senior Center (Wellness Center) Veterans Meeting is held the 2ndWednesday of every month at 10:00 am.

Marietta Senior Wellness Center                 (Next meeting is May 8th)

1150 Powder Springs St., Suite 100

Marietta, GA 30064 

The Freeman Poole Senior Center Veterans Meeting is held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 10:00 am.

Freeman Poole Senior Center           (Next meeting is May 14th)

4025 South Hurt Road

Smyrna, GA 30082

Please contact me with any comments or questions.

Thank you,

Mike Nichols

Veteran Outreach Program Leader

RSVP Program Leader

Cobb County Senior Services

1150 Powder Springs St., Suite 100

Marietta, GA 30064

mike.nichols@cobbcounty.org

770-528-1448

Sponsor the Guard in the 5k Race

Members of the Georgia National Guard will be out in force, running our Veterans Memorial 5k Race. Many will be in Marietta. But the Guard is currently deployed in many places, including Iraq and Afghanistan. Those deployed Guardsmen will be running simultaneously with us, and we’ll have a live video feed on the Square.

If you cannot run, but would like to sponsor a Guard member, you can do so for $20. Our registration page has an Entry Type for this.