Base Cleveland Veteran News

16 August 2017

Prepared and distributed monthly to Veterans and supporters of those who served 

Special Events

  • NEOVETS Golf Scramble

NEOVETS is a non-profit organization based in Northeast Ohio, is hosting a golf scramble fundraiser at the Bunker Hill golf course August 18, 2017.  For more information, contact Chad Gibson  or at telephone 216-469-9241’’

  • D-Day Conneaut re-enacts epic World War II invasion August 17-19

CLEVELAND, Ohio – More than 1,800 re-enactors are expected to participate in one of the largest World War II living history displays in the country, August 17-19, in the annual D-Day Conneaut event in Ashtabula County’s Conneaut Township Park.  The event features re-creations of the battles involved in the Allied 1944 invasion of Normandy, France, during World War II. Nearly 25,000 people attended the event last year, including about 150 World War II veterans.  Read it here

  • RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fairs

Aug 31: Cleveland, OH   Read it here 

  • Vietnam War Commemoration Event

The Geauga County Veterans Service Commission is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with a ceremony to honor Vietnam veterans and their families on September 1, 2017 at 12:00 noon during the Great Geauga County Fair in Burton, OH at the Main Grandstand.  This is the second Geauga County Veterans Service Commission event in support of The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.  Its primary focus:  to thank and honor our 7 million living Vietnam veterans and the families of all 9 million who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces from November 1, 1955 – May 15, 1975, regardless of location.

The event is free for veterans and seniors and open to the public.  Anyone interested in attending, especially those who served in uniform from November 1, 1955 – May 15, 1975 and their families should contact Geauga County Veterans Services at 440.279.1860.  Veterans will need to validate their service with a discharge form DD214.

  • USO Northern Ohio Golf Outing and Clambakescheduled for Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Sweetbriar Golf Club, located at 750 Jaycox Road, Avon Lake, Ohio 44012


  • Fisher House Fundraiser

A special fundraiser to benefit the Greater Cleveland Fischer House is planned for 8 PM – midnight September 30, 2017 at the Holy Spirit Party Center at 5500 W 54 Street, Parma, OH.  The event is open to the public and includes raffles, food and dancing.  Proceeds will benefit families of patients receiving medical care at military and VA medical centers.  For details, call Barb Haselow at 440.886.6157 or Marge Smith at 216.224.4178.  Additional information will be provided when made available.

  • Ohio Airborne Days

The 55th All Ohio Airborne Days will be celebrated Oct 5, 7 and 7, 2017.  For more information, M:\Ohio Airborne Days.jpg

  • Annual Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade

The City of Cleveland will partner and host the annual Veterans Day ceremony and Parade on Friday, November 10, 2017.

Read More Here: Base Cleveland Veteran News — August 16 2017