Korean War Memorial



A Wall of Remembrance has been added to the Korean War Memorial in Washington DC. It contains the names of 36,634 Americans and 7,174 South Koreans who served with United States Forces. 
The web site also provides a link to search for individual names.



The link below is a 3D walking tour:

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Thanks to MOAA Member Colonel Byron Hill Marine Retired for letting us know.






 

Photos From the July 2022 Sarasota Breeze

 



August 2022 Sarasota Breeze and Calendar

 


Click to View The Aug 2022 Issue of The Sarasota Breeze


Dear Member,

I hope you are enjoying your summer — and are managing to stay cool. 

Attached please find the August 2022 issue of the chapter newsletter-- The Sarasota Breeze -  and a copy of the reservation form for our August Luncheon to take place at Michael’s on East on Friday August 19th at 1130am.  The guest speaker for the August luncheon is Tom Halbert, a MOAS chapter member who just publicized his autobiography and will talk about how he came to write his story and how you could do the same.   

The monthly Meet & Greet is scheduled for Wednesday August 10th at  The Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill on Stickney Point Road  (Page 10).  Come on out and meet some of our current members and new and potential chapter members.

Looking forward to seeing you at the August luncheon and the Meet & Greet---In the meantime, I hope you enjoy this issue of The Breeze - and as always, please let me know if you have a suggestion on how we can improve it.

Thank you & Stay Safe

Len Friedlander
Editor



July 15, 2022 Luncheon - Photos - My Warriors Place

 









Great presentation from Kelly Kowall, founder of My Warriors Place: Click to read more about this great organization.





































Click For More Photos:

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Write Your Story



Military Stories


Write your story. We post stories by and about Veterans and spouses on: militaryveteranstories.blogspot.com. Take a look at the stories to see what people have already written. 


You can also get to the stories from sarasotamoaa.com and scrolling down to Follow Our Links. Then click on Military Stories. 


Your story can be long or short. The story can cover an interesting event or your entire life. You can write about yourself or a friend or relative that you would like to honor. And spouses are encouraged to write their stories - you served and your stories are interesting.


Pictures are worth a thousand words. You can write the story for a relative, friend, or ancestor. You can add to your story. We look forward to publishing your story on the blog.


Email your story to Craig Hullinger at:


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Movies For Heroes

  Free Movies For Heroes - Actually For Everyone!



arasota Film Society is proud to present "Movies For Heroes", a year long Salute to our Military. Active, Non-Active, Retired Personnel & their family are welcomed to join us once a month at 11am at Burns Court & Lakewood Ranch Cinemas starting in January of 2022 for a year of free movie screenings. 10% of the concession sales from these screenings will go to Wounded Warrior Project. Space is limited, reserve your tickets today.

Schedule of Films for Burns Court:

September 13th - Onionhead (1958)

In 1941, an Oklahoma college graduate joins the US Coast Guard and serves as a cook on a ship based in Boston.

November 8th - A Few Good Men (1992)

Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of M**der. They contend they were acting under orders.


Schedule of Films for Lakewood Ranch:

August 9th - The Last Samurai

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

October 11th - Three Kings (1999)

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

December 13th - Stripes (1981)

Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.


https://happeningnext.com/event/movies-for-heroes-bcc-eid4sntd2d3au1




Sarasota Film Society is proud to present "Movies For Heroes", a year long Salute to our Military.
About this Event

Sarasota Film Society is proud to present "Movies For Heroes", a year long Salute to our Military. Active, Non-Active, Retired Personnel & their family are welcomed to join us once a month at 11am at Burns Court & Lakewood Ranch Cinemas starting in January of 2022 for a year of free movie screenings. 10% of the concession sales from these screenings will go to Wounded Warrior Project. Space is limited, reserve your tickets today.

Schedule of Films for Burns Court:

January 11th - Gunga Din (1939)

In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.

March 8th - Memphis Belle (1990)

In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.

May 10th - Private Benjamin (1980)

A sheltered young high-society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a trickier situation than she ever expected.

July 12th - They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

September 13th - Onionhead (1958)

In 1941, an Oklahoma college graduate joins the US Coast Guard and serves as a cook on a ship based in Boston.

November 8th - A Few Good Men (1992)

Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee defends Marines accused of M**der. They contend they were acting under orders.


Schedule of Films for Lakewood Ranch:

February 8th - American Sniper (2014)

Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home with his family after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.

April 12th - Full Metal Jacket (1987)

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

June 14th - Dunkirk (2017)

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Commonwealth and Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

August 9th - The Last Samurai

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.

October 11th - Three Kings (1999)

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

December 13th - Stripes (1981)

Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.


https://happeningnext.com/event/movies-for-heroes-bcc-eid4sntd2d3au1