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VOL. 2/ISSUE 26 THURSDAY, MAY 1, 201435 cents has received his due. Youd never know, to be around him, that he earned the nations highest honor, much less how. Gray-haired and bespectacled, up till now hes lived a quiet life with his wife of 53 years, Mary, in their well-appointed home in Cocoa. Nowadays, hes attending tributes almost nonstop, including an Honor Dinner given for him by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce April 19. He didnt expect the whirl of travel. Were not jitterbugs anymore, he said wryly. But people can be forgiven for wanting to pay tribute to this incredible, if unassuming, man of valor. Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama in a March 18 ceremony at the White House, for bravery in Vietnam. I found the president to be very warm, a very nice person, Morris said. Before he put the med al on, he whispered in my ear, Be cool. Its typi cal of Morris dry and understated sense of humor. bittersweet. The story of how he earned it is har rowing. He downplays it You just did what you had to do but our country needs to know why its important to honor a soldier like Morris. And so, a low-key citizen has jumped into fame, and no one is more deserving. Morris himself has given in to the attention, though hes become a bit overwhelmed, because in his view, its all about Man of valor honored at last Joe AndersonFormer Legion District 11 commander dies Mary KemperSTAFF WRITERmkemper@veteranvoiceweekly.com Class and Medal of Mary Kemper at the Martin Medical Center in Stuart. He was born and raised in New York City. Having lived on Long Island where he raised his family, he then retired from ARINC to become a resident of Palm City for the last 18 years. He proudly served his country and was a veteran of the United Sates Air Force and the United Sates Navy. He was a parishioner of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Palm City. He had been a mem ber and two-time commander of art and Post 64 in Okeechobee. He was the past commander FOR VETERAN VOICESee MEDAL page 5 ANDERSON from page 1

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2 MAY 1, 2014 VETERAN VOICE THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE County Veterans Service OfficersSt. Lucie County, Wayne Teegardin Phone: (772) 337-5670 Fax: (772) 337-5678 veterans@stlucieco.orgDorothy J. Conrad Building(formerly the Walton Road Annex Bldg.) 1664 S.E. Walton Road, Suite 205 Port St. Lucie, FL 34952 By appointmentMon., Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmWed 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Lucie County Community Services Bldg.(Corner of Avenue D and 7th Street) 437 N. Seventh St., Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Walk-ins Mon. and Fri. 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Brevard Veterans Services Office2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg. B, Suite 102, Viera, FL 32940 Office: (321) 633-2012 Fax: (321) 637-5432 Mon., Tues. and Thurs., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed. and Fri, 8 a.m.-noon Manager: Glenn McGuffieIndian River CountyJoel Herman Vero Beach 2525 St. Lucie Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32960 Ph: (772) 226-1499 Fax: (772) 770-5038Sebastian Square 11602 U.S. 1, Sebastian, FL 32958 Ph: (772) 589-6597 Fax: (772) 581-4988Martin CountyTony Reese, Veterans Service Office Supervisor Nick Ciotti, Veterans Service Officer (772) 288-5448Veterans Services OfficeMartin County Community Services 435 S.E. Flagler Ave., Stuart, FL 34994 Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.VA Life Insurance Ctr., Phil., PA 1-800-669-8477 VA Regional Office 1-800-827-1000 VA Medical Ctr, W. Palm Beach 1-800-972-8262 Pharmacy, VA Medical Center 1-800-317-8387 Military Retired Pay Activities, Cleveland, OH (Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force ONLY) 1-800-321-1080 Military Retired Pay Activities, Topeka, KS (Coast Guard ONLY) 1-800-772-8724 Survivor Benefits (SBP), Denver, CO 1-800-435-3396 Stuart VA Clinic (772) 288-0304 Okeechobee CountyVeterans Services office (863) 763-6441, Ext 5. Fax: (863) 763-0118.Orlando VA Medical Cente5201 Raymond St., Orlando, FL 32803 (407) 629-1599 or (800) 922-7521Telephone Care(407) 599-1404 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon. Fri. (800) 645-6895 8 a.m. 4 p.m. Mon Fri (321) 637-3625 Viera patients8 a.m. 4 p.m. Mon. Fri. (877) 741-3400 Weekends, holidays, evenings and nightsWest Palm Beach Department of Veterans Affair s Medical Center7305 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410 (561) 422-8262 or (800) 972-8262 Telephone Care(561) 422-6838 (866) 383-9036 Open 24 hours 7 daysViera VA Outpatient Clinic2900 Veterans Way, Viera, FL 32940 Phone: (321) 637-3788 1 (877) 878-8387 Mon. Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.St Lucie County PTSD Clinical Team (PCT) Outpatient Program 126 S.W. Chamber Court, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 Phone: (772) 878-7876Fort Pierce Community Based Outpatient Clinic1901 South 28th Street., Fort Pierce, FL 34947 Phone: (772) 595-5150 Fax: (772) 595-6560St Lucie Community Based Outpatient Clinic128 S.W. Chamber Court, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Phone: (772) 344-9288Stuart Community Based Outpatient Clinic 3501 S E Willoughby Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34997 Phone: (772) 288-0304 Fax: (772) 288-1371Vero Beach Community Based Outpatient Clinic372 17th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960 Phone: (772) 299-4623 Fax: (772) 299-4632IMPORTANT NUMBERS ... Veteran Voice is a weekly publication designed to provide information to and about veterans to veterans and to the broader community. Veterans are an integral part of their Florida communities, which currently have individual organizations of their own, such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the Vietnam Veterans of America and many other groups with a narrow focus, but no convenient way to connect to a wider population of veterans and to the community in general within a limited geographic area, their community. The mission of Veteran Voice is to publish a weekly source of information that will provide, in one place, a listing of resources available to veterans, articles about changes in policies or organizations affecting veterans and events of interest to veterans as well as articles about veterans of interest to the general public. Veteran Voice LLC is organized as a partnership of experienced newspaper executives with an interest in veterans and in the communities of Florida veterans and friends. Veteran Voice is a start-up intended to address a perceived lack of information readily available to veterans on programs and policies affecting them and objective reporting of veteran affairs to the public. To our knowledge, and based on comments from lead ers of local veterans organizations, there was no media or website currently meeting this need until the launch of Veteran Voice. We hope you agree, and will support this publica tion with your subscription. Without subscriptions there will be a limited number of people we can help, without which this mission will not be realized. As part of our commitment to supporting local veteran communities, readers and subscribers. Please let us know what you think by emailing news@veteranvoiceweekly.com or mailing your comments to us at 1919 S.W. South Macedo Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34984.OUR MISSION STATEMENTAND OUR OBJECTIVE10657 SUBSCRIBE TODAY!!! Regular .................................... $18/yr ......... $12/yr PAYMENT OPTIONS Enclosed check payable to: VETERAN VOICE, LLC. #_____________________________________ SUBSCRIPTION/GIFT FORMMAIL SUBSCRIPTION PAYMENT TO: ___________________________________________ _________________________________________ ___________________________________________ _________________________________________________ ___________________________________________ _________________________________________ ___________________________________________Veteran Voice is a weekly newspaper for veterans, active military, their families and their friends.e Voice of Experience

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VETERAN VOICE THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE MAY 1, 2014 3 Golfers came from far and wide participate in the United Veterans of St. Lucie County Annual Golf Tournament, marking its nd year. This year, the tourney was held at Fairwinds Golf Course, Fort Pierce, under sunny skies, warm temperatures and a mild breeze. Its been fantastic, said Dan DePagnier, a Marine Corps veteran and chairman of the United Veterans. Weve had a beautiful day the golfers are happy everyones happy. Vince LaValle, an Air Force veteran and event coordinator, said this golf tournament is the second-largest on the Treasure Coast, just behind the St. Lucie ney. One hundred percent of the proceeds go toward transportation for veterans to the VA Medical Center, LaValle said. Believe it or not, we started with one used station wagon. Now we have four vans. This year, the United Veterans which gives them the ability to apply for government grants to help fund their transportation program. we can transport veterans with wheelchairs, DePagnier said. The government grants will allow us to not deplete our own money so much anymore, LaValle said. Shortly after the two men spoke, weary golfers began rolling back in their carts to the golf course clubhouse. lunch, a golf course staff member greeted each player. Howd you do out there? was her question. Responses ranged from Aaaah, dont ask! to Great! I believe I got a personal best today. After lunch, prizes were awarded for longest drive, longest putt and so on, drawing good-natured taunts from the crowd as each winner received his or her trophy. Several top-quality golf clubs prize was just over $400. So how much did the event make? Its approximately $11,000, DePagnier said, proudly. There are some outstanding invoices for complimentary golf caps and lunch for volunteers, but that Of course, $8,000 of that will go toward buying a van (to transport veterans), DePagnier said, with the rest going toward related costs like fuel. Were very, very happy about how well we did, he said. With the anticipation of government grants adding to the United Veterans fundraising, the future looks bright for helping get veterans to their needed medical treatment. And a lot of golfers, many of whom were veterans themselves, gave that effort a big boost.Golf tourney helps fund van transport for vets Mary KemperSTAFF WRITERmkemper@veteranvoiceweekly.com Calling all veterans and their families and friends the largest veterans reunion in the U.S. is under way at Wickham Park, Mel bourne. The Vietnam and All Veterans of Brevard is th Annual Vietnam and All Veterans Reunion, featuring a variety of events. members of the Gold Star Mothers laid a trib ute wreath. In addition to live music, there will be ven dors for food, drinks and military items, as well as ceremonies honoring POW/MIA troops, color guards and other tributes in the form of displays. No coolers, glass or pets are allowed in the reunion area, and Wickham Park rules stipulate that only disabled attendees can drive golf carts. To get there, take Interstate 95 to either Exit For more information, contact Wickham Park at (321) 255-4307, or members of the Vietn amand All Veterans of Brevard at (321) 5016896, (321) 427-2843 or (321) 652-4185.Nations biggest vet reunion under way in Melbourne Mary KemperSTAFF WRITERmkemper@veteranvoiceweekly.com

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4 MAY 1, 2014 VETERAN VOICE THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE Publisher Partner Managing Editor Mary Kemper Graphic Designer (please note county in the subject line) (772) 204-2409 e Voice of Experience American Legion District 11. He was a member of VFW 9184 in Stuart, Am Vets Post B.P.O. Elks, and forming mem ber of the new American Legion Post 399 in Palm City. Along with his passion for volunteering, he loved boating, coin collecting, camping with his buddies of the Go-Go An gels, taking cruises with his wife and friends, and John Wayne movies. He loved being with people and enjoyed a good conversation. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marilyn Anderson of Palm City; his daughters, Debra Hryvniak of Long Island and Kathy Russo of Palm Island, his son, Timothy Joseph Anderson of Tinton Falls, N.J. along with his grandchildren, Jason, Allison, John, Charlie, Emily, Anna, Joseph and Nicholas, and his great-grandchild, Leanna. the Forest Hills Funeral Home, Palm City. A Mass of Chris tian Burial was celebrated at lic Church, Palm City followed by inurnment in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Palm City with military honors, provided by the United Sates Air Force. Arrangements were handled by Forest Hills Funeral Home in Palm City. ANDERSON from page 1 Scouts honor Military veterans, retiree photos needed 5 p.m., we will be holding the First Annual Space Coast Mili tary Appreciation Day event at Searstown Mall in Titusville. The event will kick off with a 5k run/ walk race staging out of the Mall. Many generous businesses and organizations in the area have donated prizes to be given as thank-yous to our military-re lated participants in this years ing entry forms as they enter the Mall at the admission-free event. The purpose of the event is to say thank you to military members and their families on the Space Coast and to military retirees, veterans and their family members. There is no admission to the event and proceeds from contributions from vendors and sponsors will be donated to the Junior ROTC units on the Space Coast. One of the many ways we will be saying thank you is to post photos, metals, newspaper clip pings, etc., of Brevard veterans, living and dead, who have served in uniform. Family members can bring copies of these items to ROTC cadets will mount and post these on the walls of the mall for all to see. Later, these items will be scanned and posted on the event website for all to see. If you cant make the event, email your FOR VETERAN VOICESee APPRECIATION page 8

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VETERAN VOICE THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE MAY 1, 2014 5 his fellow troops. Always was, always will be, he said. Before he put the medal on, (President Obama) whispered in my ear, Be cool. Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris dated a review of service records with a view toward making sure troops of color or certain religions were not overlooked for honors. This included black, Hispanic and Jewish service members. Morris record was found to for the Medal of Honor, as he is black, along with Army Spec. 4 Ardie Copas, who was Hispanic, of Fort Pierce, who died in com bat in Vietnam. The result was the recognition of Morris service. And what a service it was. He enlisted in the Oklahoma Army National Guard in 1959, in part because opportunities for people of color were thin on the ground. Being in the military was better than being in trouble, he said. There wasnt that much work. But he soon developed a love of military service. He applied for, and was accepted into, the regular Army in 1960. a Green Beret, or Special Forces soldier, and he was part of the ceremony designating him and his unit by then-President John F. Kennedy. I was there when the Delta Force was formed, he said. My B-Team commander helped organize the Delta Project at Fort Bragg (North Carolina). I knew a lot of people in Del ta. They were at the top of their game. We pick you, was the way. Assigned to Company D, 5th Special Forces Group, Morris was part of 1st Special Forces IV Corps Mike Force. In 1960, Morris was one of the mission: Find local people willing to become guerrillas, and train them. It was hard, and brutal work. Morris and his men were tasked with going out into the country side for weeks on end to try and munist regime in North Vietnam. It involved many weeks without contact with base. It involved im customs. It was thankless, many times. Men were killed. We conducted what they call search-and-destroy missions, Morris said. Wed go out two, three weeks at a time. Id guess maybe at least said. I dont know how many The way it was set up was, each Special Forces team was capable of organizing a battery-sized unit, he explained. We formed it, but we didnt command it it was guerrillas all the way up mixed Cambodian and Vietnamese troops. Melvin Morris In the beginning, it was basic training for the guerrillas. Then it was border interdiction, training the North Vietnamese Army. 1969, in Chi Lang Province. Mor ris had been in-country since the previous February. It was in the Bang Pass, he said. That wasnt mentioned in the documentation. Theres still day. It was yet another search-anddestroy mission, with two sepa rate units involved. team came to a village, which he described as eerie, quiet, but for the sound of an old woman singing. Then there came the sound of And then a call came over the radio that the commander (of the other unit) had been shot three times. Then Morris unit was hit, killing one man and wounding two others. That left Morris and a specialist uninjured for the moment. Morris made up his mind to go retrieve the body of the fall en commander, a sergeant. The soldier had documents on his person that could have proven helpful to the enemy but the far more compelling reason for Morris was You just dont leave anyone behind, period, he said. Taking two volunteers, all three they worked their way to the fall en sergeant. The two volunteers were wounded, so Morris assisted them back to safety. You just dont leave anyone behind, period. Melvin Morris And then, he went forward alone. toward a bunker, equipped with a bag full of grenades. He destroyed the bunker, and made his way toward the body while his team When a machine-gun nest MEDAL from page 1 See MEDAL page 6 www.IndianRiverColonyClub.com/USmilitary Indian River Colony Club Call:877-484-6178 The Place Patriots Call Home Active Retirement Community I n dian River Col ony C lub 1 936 Freedom D r ive Vi era (Mel b ourne), F L 3 2 940Ready to start the next adventure? So many choices, with the time to use them. Golf, tennis, dance, craft, ne dining and over 40 clubs & activities of all kinds! Enjoy the lifestyle you deserve. Single family homes on 453 lush acres in Viera. Initially home to Military Officers, IRCC continues to take pride in accommodating those who served, devoted to the traditions of the U.S. Armed Forces. 10684

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6 MAY 1, 2014 VETERAN VOICE THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE it with another grenade, and then proceeded to knock out three more bunkers. from an entrenchment as he kept moving toward the body, but he drove them back. Then he retrieved the fallen man, along with the crucial documents, and started back to the lines. He was nearly back to safety when he was shot three times, in the right chest, right arm and left I looked at my watch. The total ris said. Im guessing from, say, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., when I was medevaced out. In a way, it felt like forever, hours can seem like two minutes. Time is very different in a situa tion like that. For his actions that day, Morris was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the second-highest honor in the armed forces. Rather than muster out of service, Morris chose to keep soldier ing, serving two tours in Vietnam totaling nearly two years. He would go on to serve at many other duty stations, including Fort Bragg, N.C., Fort Hood, La., Texas, Germany, Panama and the Dominican Republic. He retired from the Army in 1985. seem like two minutes. Time is very different in a situation like that. Melvin Morris He admitted he wasnt ready for the fame the Medal of Honor brought him. I was overwhelmed, really, he said. And the hard part was, I had to keep it a secret for 10 months. He recalled the day he got a call from the White House. He didnt along. Then this voice came on, This is the president, and I was just shocked, he said, with a chuckle. Before the ceremony began on March 18, Morris said he was snuck away to meet with the top brass, including Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secre tary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, which was surprising to me, very surprising. Odierno, he said, is a big, mean-looking guy, but very like able. Morris found himself barraged in a very different way after that day. National and local media, from TV networks on down to smalltown newspapers, inundated him with requests for interviews. Ive barely had a chance to catch my breath, he said. Re quests for his attendance at trib utes in his honor came pouring in, as well. He couldnt accept them all, but he agreed to attend the tribute given April 19 at Melbourne, given by the Veterans Resource Committee of the Melbourne Re gional Chamber of Commerce. (A trip to Fort Bragg is planned for the near future, which Morris is fervently looking forward to, as it will be a chance to meet up with old comrades.) More than 300 people packed the ballroom at the Hilton Mel bourne Rialto Place for the Chambers tribute. Notables presenting Morris with statements of appreciation and tokens of admiration included Kathy Meehan, mayor of Mel bourne; Andy Anderson, Brevard County commissioner; Jay Conti Sr., vice commander of American Legion Department of Florida; Rob Medina, a representative of U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge; John Moser, Melbourne Chamber; and Donna Kinley, adjutant of American Legion Piper-Gardner Post 191, Melbourne. Morris granddaughters, Brianna and Symore Barnes, sang a duet, and his great-granddaughter, Mariah Morris, 5, played a short piano piece. Wave after wave of applause followed each speaker. More than once, Morris left the dais and headed into the audience, to greet and hug someone he recognized. Emotions were high throughout the evening. has been recognized and given what hes truly deserved for these many years, said one speaker, retired Army Maj. H. Duane Harper, who is now a minister. Harper, who is also black, was making reference to the fact that it took more than 40 years for Congress to award Morris. But neither he, nor other speak ers, dwelled on prejudice as a factor. Rather, everyone, to a man and woman, had nothing but praise for Morris himself, not only for his accomplishments, but the pride many said he brought to the Melbourne community. Medina, the representative from tol in Morris honor. I have got to tell you, sir, that youre not only my hero, but ev-MEDAL from page 5 See MEDAL page 7 Assisted Li v in g Come flourish! 772-463-7133 StuartLodgeLiving.com1301 SE Palm Beach Road Stuart, FL 34994 NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS! Visit our Information Center 1055 East Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL AL License Pending Mary Ann Come visit me to discover a new culture in Assisted Living Ill provide the love, if youll provide the treatswoof! First Resident of Stuart LodgeStuart Lodge is designed around an Atlantic in Assisted Living with the warmth and comfort of home. It is our goal to help you part of Elders changing the World! 10639

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VETERAN VOICE THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE MAY 1, 2014 7 eryones hero, he said. In addition to the top two armed services medals, Morris has received the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Air Medal, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal V-Device with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Bronze Star. He still maintains contact with some of his old comrades from Cambodia and Vietnam, but only about 10 The rest were killed by the Khmer Rouge, he said. Theres no way anyones going to take that medal away from him. No way at all. Mary Morris, Melvin Morris wife of 53 years Theres one guy who calls me, almost every day. He was 16 already been in armed service for 10 years. He never got any pay, no recognition. He wound up moving to Cali fornia, where he killed a guy, and saw his record, and managed to get him out. Morris said he has a lot of mem ories of his time in service, both sweet and bitter. Everyones calling me a hero now, but Ill tell you, some of the real heroes will never be known, he said. I am proud that I could serve, but we should all be proud of everyone who served. Mary Morris has been right by his side throughout. They have three children, Melvin Jr., Mau rice and Jennifer. When asked whether Morris had put his medal in a frame or spe cial box of some kind, he shook his head hard. My wife put it straight in her pocketbook, he said. A gracious and friendly woman, Mary nonetheless made it clear she means to protect her husband and the honor he had to wait so long to receive. Theres no way anyones going to take that medal away from him, she said. No way at all.MEDAL from page 6 CLUES ACROSS 1. Alter 7. Defects 13. Language of Andorra 14. One who scrapes 16. Not off 17. People indigenous to Europe 19. Of I 20. Hmongs 22. Brew 23. Sandwich shops 25. Shade trees 26. Scope or extent 29. U of Al. fraternity 3-91856 30. Automatic data pro cessing 31. Veterans battleground 33. ___ Squad 34. Frog genus 36. Pillage 38. Elsewhere defense 40. Graphic symbols 41. An opaque spot on the cornea 43. Capital of Yemen 44. Doctors group 45. Electronic countermea sures 47. Make lace 48. Chit 51. Singer Horne 53. Silent agreement 55. Short-billed rail 56. Drinking container 58. Matchstick game 59. Indian dresses 60. Trumpeter Hirt ment 64. Atomic #34 65. Plural of 41 across 67. Roof supports 69. Tears apart 70. Goat-like deities CLUES DOWN 1. Folder paper 2. Mormon state 4. Expression of sorrow 5. Follows sigma 6. Settle in tents 7. Milk paint 8. A batters run 9. Little Vienna on the Mures 10. Stems 11. Country singer Lang 12. Half tone interval 13. Arrives 15. Occupies 18. Vestment 21. Relating to US artifacts 24. One who covers with laminate 26. Dental organization 27. Pitch 30. Like a feeble old woman 32. Murdered in his bathtub 35. __ Dhabi, Arabian capital 37. Play on words 38. Alloy of mercury 39. Mushroom gill 42. Perform 43. College entrance exam 46. Praying insects 47. Entices 49. Ascends 50. Sculpture stands 52. God of Assyria 54. Data executive 55. Impudent 57. Not shared 59. Rabbit tail 62. Small amount 63. Irish revolutionary org. 66. Ben-Hur actors initials 68. Older citizen (abbr.) CROSSWORD10650 SUDOKU

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8 MAY 1, 2014 VETERAN VOICE THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE scanned photo or other item to the contact on the event web site. There is still time to become a sponsor of the event and to get a booth as a vendor at the event. For this and other information, visit the website and Facebook page: http://spacecoastmili taryappreciation.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ SpaceCoastMilitaryAppreciationDay Finally, for further information, give J. B. Kump, organizing com mittee chairman a call or email (see below). J. B. Kump Chairman, Organizing Committee Space Coast Military Appreciation Day jb.kump@gmail.com APPRECIATION from page 4 ThursdayMay 1 6:00pDoc Holiday 8:30pm Doc Holiday 9:00pm Absolute Blue 1:00pm Doc Holiday Two of Diamonds 4:00pm Doc Holiday 4:30pm The Tree Frogs 6:30pm Doc Holiday Pocketchange 9:00pm Doc Holiday 9:30pm Viva Rock Band SaturdayMay 3 11:00am Opening Ceremonies/Massing of the Colors/LZ Helicopter Landing 1:30pm Doc Holiday Two of Diamonds 3:30pm Doc Holiday 4:00pm John Steer 6:00pm Suncoast Vietnam Vets The Last Patrol 6:30pm Doc Holiday Viva Rock Band 8:30pm Doc Holiday 9:00pm Pocketchange SundayMay 4 10:00am Church Services By Rev. John Steer 10:30am Patience Mason at the Wall Pavilion-Re-covering From The WardPTSD 1:00pm Doc Holiday The Tree Frogs 4:00pm Melbourne Municipal Band at the Wall 5:00pm Closing Ceremony at the Wall MondayMay 5 9:00am Cleanup Wickham Park and Wall Take Down Brought to you by the Vietnam and All Veterans of Brevard, Inc. Please-No Coolers, Glass or Pets in Reunion or Memorial Area. Schedule for All Veterans Reunion 10651 10652 All furnishings were designed for this home and are negotiableFor more information and pictures go to:http://grf.me/f8GTeam Coley Real Estate GroupJason Coley/Realtor/CDPE 772-201-5229 Beautiful, custom designed 5 bd. 3.5 bth home, with library lo and oversized game room. Brazilian cherry wood, tile and carpet ooring, custom window treatments, granite, wrought iron railing, crown molding throughout. One of the most beautiful homes on the market and it comes with its own botanical garden-like landscaping Your Own Botanical Paradise and pool home in Vero Beach A $1,000,000 Home For Only $474,900 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 9AM TO 5PM Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum 6600 Tico Road, Titusville, FL 32780 Special Event Venues Available $1.00 OFF ADMISSION WITH THIS AD 3 Display Hangars Over 30 Aircraft Memorabilia Free Guided Tours Gift Shop C-47 Plane Rides Canteen $1.00 OFF Admission Cannot be combined with other offers. This coupon is not redeemable for cashWITH THIS AD10656

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