Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 27

History of the Challenge Coin

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  It’s nearly impossible to definitively know why and where the tradition of challenge coins began. One thing is certain: Coins and military service go back a lot farther than our modern age. One of the earliest known examples of an enlisted soldier being monetarily rewarded for valor took place in Ancient Rome. If a …

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Oct 21

Meeting Minutes – 12 September 2015

This months meeting was the chapters annual picnic held at the American Legion Post #7 pavilions. We had eighteen members and wives with 3 post members, including the post commander Dave Dillenger our invited guest. I brought 2 banquet tables for the food and we could have used another one. Regular items like potato salad, …

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Oct 14

Gainesville Vet Discounts

Available In The Gainesville Area :   Burger King / 10% Dairy Queen / 10% Selected outlets Golden Corral / 10% IHop / 10% Hardes / 10% Schlotsky / 20% Ryans / Vet discount on Mondays only Subway / 10% Selected outlets AMC Theatre / Discount after 4PM Rega Cinema / Discount depends on location …

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