Monthly Archive: January 2016

Jan 28

2016 Tentative Schedule

2016 Chapter Schedule: January 16th: 2nd Saturday of January will always be our first meeting of the year. February: N/A March 3rd: Ft.Benning trip, Presentation of order of Saint Maurice medal to Vince Melillo March TBA Ft Benning museum trip April 9th: Pavilion Clean up. April 15th: Atlanta Awards Festival. (Trip Day) April 23rd: Camp …

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Jan 28

Meeting Minutes – 18 January 2016

January 18th, 2016 Secretaries Report   Our meeting was held at the Gainesville American Legion Post # 7. Gary Weller called the meeting to order at 11 A.M. Tony led the Pledge and Rudy Ramirez gave the prayer. Gary gave a report on Rick Meehan. They finally found a surgeon to operate on him. He’s …

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Jan 15

History of the C-130

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The Birth of Hercules The creation of the C-130 Hercules came about largely as a result of America’s experience in the Korean War. The U.S. forces fighting along the 38th parallel dividing North and South Korea quickly discovered that their aerial transports were ill-equipped for the missions at hand. Some were too heavy. Some needed longer …

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Jan 06

Meeting Minutes – 15 December 2015

The December meeting to take presents and visit the vets at the Atlanta Veterans Hospital was canceled. Tom Agerton checked with the Veterans hospital, in regards to gift packages for the troops. We wanted to present the packages in person, but we were told that all items are distributed by the hospital staff and any …

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Jan 06

Meeting Minutes – 11 November 2015

Veterans Day Events: Our leader, Gary Weller, celebrated Veterans Day at the Chicopee Methodist Church. The alter rail was decorated with airborne flags, with the Army and Navy flags to the right. Gary gave a speech on the history of Veterans Day, Raul Remirez, spoke about St. Michael and his tapestry was on display. Thomas …

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