RBC — The Western Slope Honor Flight is raising money to send 100 World War II veterans in May to Washington, D.C., to see the newly dedicated WWII Memorial. “We are asking the public’s support to help make the dreams of these veterans come true … before it’s too late,” the group said in a news release. “Time is not on our side. In another five to 10 years, most World War II veterans will be gone.” For information on how to support the project, go to www.westernslopehonorflight.com, or call Tom Kilduff, Meeker VFW Post 5843 commander, at 878-4426.
RANGELY — Julius and Lomell Poole, long-time residents of Rangely, traveled to New Orleans, La., to attend the March 1, 2008, christening of the USS New York LPD 21 (amphibious transport dock ship). Related
MEEKER I The definition of modesty is “reserve or propriety in speech, dress or conduct, or; the freedom from conceit or vanity.” Modesty, reticence and humility are common characteristics among World War II veterans. The […]