RBC | Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5843 in Meeker and VFW Post 5261 in Rangely are currently raising funds for the Rio Blanco County Veterans Memorial to be placed on the courthouse lawn in Meeker. The memorial honors the men and women of Rio Blanco County who have served in the armed forces of the United States in peace and war. Contributors of $2,500 will receive a 14-inch bronze and contributors of $7,500 or more will receive a 30-inch maquette of the statue. Tax deductible contributions of any amount can be sent to Rio Blanco County Memorial Fund Mountain Valley Bank, 400 Main St., Meeker, Colo., 81641. “The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children.” ~ William Havard.
By Wes Eubanks Meeker V.F.W. Special to the Herald Times RBC | The Tet Offensive was one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on Jan. 30, 1968, by forces of the […]
By Wes Eubanks Meeker VFW RBC | By mid-1950 after the successful landing at Inchon by the U.S. X Corps and the subsequent destruction of the Korean People’s Army, the Korean War appeared to be […]