Base Cleveland Veteran News

Monday, July 1, 2019

Prepared and distributed to Veterans and supporters of those who served 

SPECIAL EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE

  • 2019 Cleveland National Air Show dates released, featuring U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds: August 31 through September 2, 2019

https://fox8.com/2019/01/04/2019-cleveland-national-air-show-dates-released-featuring-u-s-air-force-thunderbirds/

  • National Veterans Memorial & Museum in Columbus, Ohio

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

NEWS:          *NEW*

  1. The last soldier drafted by the US Army retired in 2011 – We Are The Mighty

America’s history with conscription is a contentious one at best. Most of the men drafted to fight from the Civil War to the Vietnam War probably sucked it up and served as required. But after years of citizens rioting over the draft, burning draft cards, and running away to Canada to dodge the draft, the U.S. moved its military to an all-volunteer service in 1973.

https://www.wearethemighty.com/history/last-soldier-drafted-retired-2011

Read the full newsletter here: Base Cleveland Veteran News – July 1 2019