Base Cleveland Veteran News

Base Cleveland Veteran News

Teusday, October 1, 2019

Prepared and distributed to Veterans and supporters of those who served 

SPECIAL EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE

  • City of Cleveland Veterans Day Parade is Monday, November 11, 2019:

Ceremony begins in City Hall Rotunda at 11 a.m. and the 5th Annual Parade steps off in front of City Hall on Lakeside Avenue at 12:30 p.m.

For more information about the program, contact Tom Jenks at 216-409-6472 and if you wish to participate, contact Paul Tuggey at 216-952-2884.

  • National Veterans Memorial & Museum in Columbus, Ohio

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

https://www.cleveland.va.gov/calendar.asp.

  • Lest We Forget

https://lestweforgetsculpture.org/

NEWS:         *NEW*

1.  Defense spending bill hits border wall in Senate

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked Republican plans to advance an appropriations package including $693 billion in defense spending for fiscal 2020, all but assuring that lawmakers will have to adopt a short-term budget extension in coming days to avoid a possible government shutdown.

https://www.defensenews.com/defense-spending-bill-hits-border-wall-in-senate/

2.  Documents show Pentagon spent at least $184,000 at Trump’s Turnberry resort in Scotland

Documents show that the U.S. military has spent more than $184,000 at President Trump’s property in Scotland since August 2017, Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee said in a letter to the Pentagon Wednesday.

https://thehill.com/documents-show-military-spent-more-than-180000-at-trump-turnberry-democrats

3.  Pentagon weighing move to send more troops to Middle East

The Trump administration is currently weighing whether to send more troops, including air defense units, to the Middle East as an act of deterrence, defense officials told Fox News Thursday.

https://www.foxnews.com/pentagon-weighing-move-to-send-more-troops-to-middle-east

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