Veterans Chaplaincy -  "Thou mighty man of Valor"

PEARL HARBOR DAY
VETERANS DAY
Friday 11 November 2016
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King David in the Bible: (11Nov 16)
the consummate soldier and Veteran.
The soldier and citizen share the pride of battles fought and won to protect the Constitution, the Nation and the people.
1 Samuel 29:5. Isn’t this the David they sang about in their dances: “ ‘Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands’?”


Prayer for our Nation
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Prayer for our Presidency
“1 Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, 2 for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. 3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”
1 Timothy 2:1-4


Recognition Day
2016 NATIONAL POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY September 16th 
National POW/MIA Recognition Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
 This annual event honors our missing service members and their and highlights the government’s commitment to account for them.
  Across the country, local POW/MIA ceremonies are encouraged throughout POW/MIA Recognition Week
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Sept. 11, 2016

Verse Of The Day
1 Thessalonians 1:3
   3. We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

(www.biblestudytools dot com)

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JUNE is National PTSD Month!
Veteran Crisis Line 1 (800) 273-8255  press 1

Richard A. Pittman 
Passes Away
A. Pittman, Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, passed away on Thursday, October 13th. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity, above and beyond the call of duty, in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and the U.S. Naval Service.
http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/3389/pittman-richard-a.php

PRAY FOR
    Fire  Victims in N. and S. California
and Flood victims in Lousiana  
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Military – Holidays, Events, Observances
August 
Coast Guard Day August 4, National Airborne Day August 16, 
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Korean War Veterans Remember
The Korean War began June and halted with a ceasefire agreement on July 27, 1953. It was the first military conflict of the Cold War, pitting the Soviet-advised North Korean People’s Army, which later had massive support from communist China, against a U.S.-led coalition of United Nations forces supporting South Korea.

On July 27, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., the Korean War Veterans Association will host an event commemorating the sixty-third anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice. It will take place at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, located on Daniel French Drive in Washington, DC, and you are cordially invited to attend.
Participating in the ceremony will be:
  • The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, his Excellency Ambassador Ahn Ho-Young;
  • The Deputy Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, National Park Service, Ms. Gay Vietzke
  • The Vice Minister of the Ministry of Defense, Republic of Korea, the Honorable Hwang In Moo;
  • The President of the Korean War Veterans Association, President Tom Stevens;
  • The Chairman of the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Colonel Bill Weber, U.S. Army, Retired;
  • Major General Kyoung Soo Shin, Defense Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Korea.
Representatives from 14 nations that provided military forces in support of the Korean War will also be present and recognized for their dedicated service and sacrifices during the war.
The primary mission of the KWVA is to raise awareness of numerous events that commemorate the history of the Korean War, not just among the American people, but also the Korean War veterans and their families themselves, many of whom remain unaware of these events that are frequently conducted in their honor at sites across the United States. Another important mission of the association is to assist and support the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) in its efforts aimed at the repatriation of thousands of American servicemen, whose remains are still north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
of Contact: Fred Lash, Director of Communication, Korean War Veterans Association, 703-304-7665; fredanddonnalash@verizon.net.

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PRAY FOR  NICE,  FRANCE 

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JUNE is
 "National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month"

Resource:
Veteran Crisis Line 1 (800) 273-8255  press 1
Serve & Protect and Safe Call Now:
     (615) 373 - 8000 24/7

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