Base Cleveland Veteran News

Saturday, October 15, 2018

 

Prepared and distributed to Veterans and supporters of those who served 

SPECIAL EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE:

  • National Veterans Memorial & Museum to Open October 27 in Columbus, Ohio

For more go to: https://clecityhall.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/nvmm-dedication-and-grand-opening.pdf

  • USS Cod Submarine Memorial: “Where Cleveland Honors Veterans!”

The USS Cod Submarine opened for tours on Saturday, April 28th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  We’re open every day until September 30th then, Saturdays only through November 24th.

  • 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony and Parade:  the annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held in the Rotunda of City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 followed by the annual Veterans Day Parade which will step off at 12:30 PM, immediately following the ceremony.
  • Subscribe to the VA Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/subscribe/
  • Cleveland Veterans Administration:  calendar of events https://www.cleveland.va.gov/calendar.asp.
  • Lest We Forget

https://lestweforgetsculpture.org/

NEWS           *NEW*

All US F-35s grounded worldwide

(Military Times) The Pentagon announced Thursday it is grounding its entire fleet of F-35s, just days after the first crash of an F-35B led investigators to suspect there is a widespread problem with the advanced fighter’s fuel tubes.

https://www.militarytimes.com/dod-announces-global-grounding-of-all-f-35s/

Tyndall sustains ‘direct hit,’ ‘extensive damage’ from hurricane

(Air Force Times) Hurricane Michael slammed into Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, causing extensive damage and leaving the base closed until further notice.

https://www.airforcetimes.com/tyndall-sustains-direct-hit-extensive-damage-from-hurricane/

More doctor visits, more money: Obese soldiers may be too expensive to keep, Army study suggests

(Army Times) Almost one in five active duty male soldiers in 2015 was obese, and one-half were overweight.

https://www.armytimes.com/more-doctor-visits-more-money-obese-soldiers-may-be-too-expensive-to-keep-army-study-suggests/

Army expelled 500 immigrant recruits in 1 year

(The Associated Press) Over the course of 12 months, the U.S. Army discharged more than 500 immigrant enlistees who were recruited across the globe for their language or medical skills and promised a fast track to citizenship in exchange for their service, The Associated Press has found.

https://www.armytimes.com/army-expelled-500-immigrant-recruits-in-1-year/

Head of military school fired for using marijuana extract to treat cancer

(Military Times) A Vietnam War veteran who spent 22 years in the Air Force was fired last month from his job as the dean of academics at the Air Force Special Operations School for using a non-psychoactive cannabis extract to treat his prostate cancer.

https://www.militarytimes.com/head-of-military-school-fired-for-using-marijuana-extract-to-treat-cancer/

View the full newsletter here: Base Cleveland Veteran News – October 15 2018