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Thank You on this Veterans Day

Please accept the thanks of the VFW and a grateful nation for your military service this Veterans Day. Only a rare few answer their country’s call to serve. We salute you for choosing to stand in defense of our nation. With our utmost respect and admiration, we recognize you on this day of honor. God bless America and those who defend her. – VFW Post 5868 History of Veterans Day…

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Memorial Service Held For Camp Pendleton Marines Killed in Nepal Crash

On Wednesday, June 3, family members and military colleagues of six U.S. Marines killed in a helicopter crash last month in earthquake-ravaged Nepal gathered for a memorial service at Camp Pendleton. Former VFW 5868 Commander Bill Sandlin also attended the afternoon’s flight-line ceremony which culminated with a 21-gun salute, a playing of taps and a helicopter fly-over. The UH-1Y Huey attached to Marine Light Helicopter Squadron 469 went down about…

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