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▪ OR Military Order of the Purple Heart Convention
All MOPH recipients, their families, friends are invited to attend the Oregon Chapter's 68th annual convention, June 8, at Roseburg's Windmill Inn. Reservations: 541-673-0901.
▪ 351st Bomb Group (H) to Meet in Portland
Unit members, families and the Association will hold their 37th annual reunion, June 20-23, at the Red Lion on the River. Many activities, tours, entertainment and a banquet. Register by May 30. Call 800-RED-LION.
▪ American Legion, Dept. of Oregon Convention
The 95th annual state convention, June 26-29, in Newport, at the Shilo Inn, 536 SW Elizabeth St. Events include committee meetings, formal banquet, other local activities. Reservations: 541-265-7701.
-Contact: American Legion, Dept. of Ore., 503-682-3162
12th Annual Oregon Atomic Veterans Day
All are invited to attend and meet participants of the “Cold War” atomic and nuclear tests. Annual gathering and picnic is Tue., July 16, at 11 a.m., Tigard American Legion Post 158, 8635 SW Scoffins St.
-Contact: Post 158, 503-624-2332
▪ 60th Anniversary: Korean War Commemoration
Korean War Veterans of America, Dept. of Ore., will host a commemoration ceremony, July 27, 9:30 a.m., at the Oregon Korean War Memorial, Wilsonville. Guest speakers: Veterans, South Korean officials, military. Location: Off I-5, exit 283, 10 miles south of Portland, follow the signs.
-Contact: Chuck Lusardi, 503-628-1847, firstname.lastname@example.org
▪ Screamin Eagles - 101st Airborne Div. Reunion
The 71st annual reunion, Aug. 14-17, is at the Red Lion,
909 N. Hayden Island, Portland. Register by July 30. Call 800-RED-LION.
-Contact: Jerry Gomes, 503-668-6127, or online
▪ Veterans Honoring Veterans in McMinnville
Join an informal luncheon with veterans, family members, and interested community / businesses / citizens on the third Monday of the month, American Legion Post 21 Veterans $5.
-Contact: Post 21, 503-435-2218, email@example.com
▪ American Women Veterans’ Assoc. in Douglas Co.
Female veterans from all US service branch and eras are invited to meet, learn information, do service projects, enjoy camaraderie. Monthly meeting: Potluck on the 2nd Tue., 5 pm, at American Legion Post 16, 406 SE Oak St., Roseburg.
-Contact: Dodie Blessing, 541-784-6250
▪ Vietnam 25th Infantry Div., 1st Air CAV Vets
All veterans are welcome to meet for lunch and conversation on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Superking Buffet, 5105 SE 82nd Ave., Portland.
-Contact: Gary Hartt, 503-632-6955
▪ US Merchant Marine-Navy Armed Guard Meeting
The Oregon AMMV meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, 11:30 am, at the Beaverton Izzy's Pizza, 11900 SW Broadway.
-Contact: Bob Roberts, 503-663-7876
▪ 10th Mountain Division Group Meets Monthly
Newcomers, WWII comrades and descendants are invited to lunch on the last Wed. of the month, 12 p.m., at Eastmoreland Golf Course Club House, 2425 SE Bybee Blvd., Portland. Group planning for the 10th Mountain Memorial Grove, picnics and other events.
-Contact: Jim Bray, 503-913-7058
▪ Underage Veterans Meet 2nd Fridays in Portland
Underage veterans who joined at age 16 or younger, and anyone else interested, are invited to come to this monthly meeting/luncheon at Gregg's Backyard Rest., 3554 SE 82nd (near Powell), on the 2nd Friday.
-Contact: Willie Paradise, 503-665-1739