Base Cleveland Veteran News

July 25, 2017

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

Special Events

  • RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fairs

Aug 31: Cleveland, OH | San Antonio, TX

For additional information:  https://recruitmilitary.com/job-seekers

  • Calling all Veterans

Join the VA for a “Super Bowl Sundae” event hosted by NFL Legend Earnest Byner and his non-profit, “The Healing Dawgs” at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.  Earnest Byner will be promoting the VA Resource Fair to advocate for serious issues confronting the Veterans and support the VA’s commitment to provide resources during the event scheduled for noon, Sunday, July 30, 2017.

CLEVELAND – Veterans and their family members will be treated to a unique opportunity to meet Former NFL Player and Coach, Earnest Byner along with some other teammates for a “Super Bowl Sundae Social” at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center at 10701 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106.

The event will be held Sunday, July 30th from noon until 2 p.m. in the medical center’s Rec Hall and will include Byner sharing his inspirational story of overcoming the famous “Fumble” during the 1987 AFC Championship between the Browns and Broncos. Veterans will engage in a question and answer panel with former NFL Players from the Cleveland Browns. ”The Original Dawgs”.  Veterans are invited to participate in a Super Bowl/Cleveland trivia game with prizes, and conclude with an “Ice Cream Sundae Social”.

Byner is humbled to partner with the Cleveland VA Medical Center because he understands the connections between some of the medical issues that former NFL players and former Military personnel have in common and need to heal from such as Concussions/TBI, Suicide and the epidemic of Drug Use. Byner and The Healing Dawgs will continue to partner with the community to advocate for Veterans, children and the homeless to promote healing of the mind, body and spirit, and to teach how to love from the inside. “Together we are working to provide hope for our future,” said Byner.

Veterans are encouraged to bring their discharge paperwork to verify healthcare eligibility. Representatives from Veteran resource groups will be on-hand to provide information and assistance to Veterans in attendance.

For more information about this event or to coordinate a media interview, please contact Kristen Parker at 216-301-9462 or kristen.parker@va.gov.

  • Zion Salute to Veterans

Cleveland, OH— This year’s “Salute to Veterans will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 on Magnolia Drive between the Louis Stokes VA Hospital and the Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC.

Free and open to the public, this community event features live entertainment, classic cars, community booths, and vendors offering great food and shopping. The festival begins at Lakeview Cemetery (Euclid Gate) at 10:00 am, with a wreath lying ceremony at the grave of a local veteran. Following the ceremony, guests can proceed through Wade Oval to the festival on Magnolia Drive. Activities and entertainment continue until 5:00 pm.

“The ‘Salute to Veterans’ community festival gives us a chance to honor veterans in Cleveland each year”, said Calvin M. Curry, Chief, Voluntary Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

“This fun, family event brings together the community to thank and honor veterans and their continued commitment,” said the Rev. Paul Hobson Sadler, Sr., Pastor of Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC. “We will continue to look for opportunities in which we can unify the communities of Cleveland in support for those who proudly serve and represent our country.”

Community support for Salute to Veterans is apparent in the list of event sponsors: The Louis Stokes VA Hospital, the Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC, Western Reserve Historical Society, University Circle, Inc., and Lakeview Cemetery.

  • VA Mental Health Summit to Promote Veteran-Centered Community of Healing

CLEVELAND – The Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System is hosting the 2017 VA Community Mental Health Summit, Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. This free event will take place at Embassy Suites Cleveland located at 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. in Independence, Ohio 44131. All are welcome.

The purpose of the Mental Health Summit is to provide shared opportunities to sustain and enhance the positive working relationships and joint vision among community partners focused on helping Veterans. The summit will help the VA to continue to work toward the common goal of enhancing access to mental health services and to better address the mental health care needs of Veterans and their families throughout Northeast Ohio.

This year’s Summit will focus on creating a community of healing to enhance the necessary collaboration for truly Veteran-centered, recovery-oriented care.

Feedback and outcomes from past summits has shown this to be an effective platform for developing and maintaining collaborations, promoting coordination of care between VA and non-VA providers, and expanding awareness of the needs of Veterans and their families.

The Summit will include networking, formal presentations, focused break-out sessions, and informational booths presented by community agencies and VA services. All are welcome to attend to learn about VA and Community Mental Health Services.

Contact:  Kristen Parker – 216-301-9462 / kristen.parker@va.gov

  • Veterans Action Clinic and Wellness Event

An opportunity for Veterans to file new claims, update claim information and learn about the status of current claims at the Action Clinic. In conjunction with the Action Clinic, Veterans will be provided with a Wellness Event to learn about their health care benefits, see a primary care provider and learn about other resources available to them.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 10, 11 and 12, 2017 at Tri-C West, 11000 W. Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, OH 44130

  • Veterans Hiring Fair

Tri-C West, 11000 W Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, Ohio 44130 10 AM – 2 PM August 12, 2017.

  • USS COD – Veterans Family Fair – scheduled for August 5, 2017.
  • Ohio Women Veterans Conference

Registration is now open for the biennial Ohio Women Veterans Conference to be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Ohio Union at The Ohio State University. With more than 50 exhibits and 20 speakers, women veterans will find information about Ohio’s new fast track to jobs and education as well as services available locally through 88 County Veterans Services Offices. Th e conference is free but there is an optional fee for lunch.

This year’s theme is Celebrating Generations of Service – 67,000 Veterans Strong. Topic areas include managing your money military style, maximizing military skills on your civilian resume, support and mentoring for women veterans in the workplace, challenges with aging, statewide resources, access to benefits and more.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Veterans Services with support from the Ohio Women Veterans Advisory Committee, the conference is expected to attract 750 women veterans from throughout the state representing all branches of military service.

To register visit http://dvs.ohio.gov/main/women-veterans-conference.html. For more information call 614.644.0898

  • 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

Registration:  https://usonogolf2017.eventbrite.com

  • 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 07.25.2017

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Base Cleveland Veteran News

11 July 2017

Thank You Veterans

 

 

 

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

Special Events

  • RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fairs

Jul 13:  Indianapolis, IN | St. Louis, MO

Jul 18:  Eastern Region Virtual Career Fair

Jul 20: Sacramento, CA | Tampa, FL

Jul 26:  Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Jul 27:  Dayton, OH | Fort Hood, TX

Aug 3: New Orleans, LA | San Diego, CA

Aug 9: Fort Stewart, GA

Aug 10: Fort Stewart, GA | Philadelphia, PA

Aug 17: Birmingham, AL | Boston, MA

Aug 22: Fort Lee, VA

Aug 24: Dallas, TX | Denver, CO

Aug 31: Cleveland, OH | San Antonio, TX

For additional information:  https://recruitmilitary.com/job-seekers

  • American Nationalities Movement 51st annual Captive Nations Commemoration Dinner

The American Nationalities Movement will host their annual commemoration dinner Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Holy Spirit Party Center at 5500 W. 54th St., Parma, OH.  Event will begin at 5 PM with a social hour followed by dinner at 6 PM and the program at 7 PM.

The dinner will recognize local attorney, author and Vietnam Veteran Joseph Meissner (LTC – Ret); JJ Venci posthumously for his work at the Bohemian National Hall and the Czech community; and, a memorial presentation to the late Judge Raymond Pianka.

For additional information, contact President Ralph Perk at telephone 216-403-9897 or jrperkcmc@aol.com

  • Calling all Veterans

Join the VA for a “Super Bowl Sundae” event hosted by NFL Legend Earnest Byner and his non-profit, “The Healing Dawgs” at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.  Earnest Byner will be promoting the VA Resource Fair to advocate for serious issues confronting the Veterans and support the VA’s commitment to provide resources during the event scheduled for noon, Sunday, July 30, 2017.

CLEVELAND – Veterans and their family members will be treated to a unique opportunity to meet Former NFL Player and Coach, Earnest Byner along with some other teammates for a “Super Bowl Sundae Social” at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center at 10701 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106.

The event will be held Sunday, July 30th from noon until 2 p.m. in the medical center’s Rec Hall and will include Byner sharing his inspirational story of overcoming the famous “Fumble” during the 1987 AFC Championship between the Browns and Broncos. Veterans will engage in a question and answer panel with former NFL Players from the Cleveland Browns. ”The Original Dawgs”.  Veterans are invited to participate in a Super Bowl/Cleveland trivia game with prizes, and conclude with an “Ice Cream Sundae Social”.

Byner is humbled to partner with the Cleveland VA Medical Center because he understands the connections between some of the medical issues that former NFL players and former Military personnel have in common and need to heal from such as Concussions/TBI, Suicide and the epidemic of Drug Use. Byner and The Healing Dawgs will continue to partner with the community to advocate for Veterans, children and the homeless to promote healing of the mind, body and spirit, and to teach how to love from the inside. “Together we are working to provide hope for our future,” said Byner.

Veterans are encouraged to bring their discharge paperwork to verify healthcare eligibility. Representatives from Veteran resource groups will be on-hand to provide information and assistance to Veterans in attendance.

For more information about this event or to coordinate a media interview, please contact Kristen Parker at 216-301-9462 or kristen.parker@va.gov.

  • Zion Salute to Veterans

Cleveland, OH— This year’s “Salute to Veterans will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 on Magnolia Drive between the Louis Stokes VA Hospital and the Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC.
Free and open to the public, this community event features live entertainment, classic cars, community booths, and vendors offering great food and shopping. The festival begins at Lakeview Cemetery (Euclid Gate) at 10:00 am, with a wreath lying ceremony at the grave of a local veteran. Following the ceremony, guests can proceed through Wade Oval to the festival on Magnolia Drive. Activities and entertainment continue until 5:00 pm.
“The ‘Salute to Veterans’ community festival gives us a chance to honor veterans in Cleveland each year”, said Calvin M. Curry, Chief, Voluntary Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
“This fun, family event brings together the community to thank and honor veterans and their continued commitment,” said the Rev. Paul Hobson Sadler, Sr., Pastor of Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC. “We will continue to look for opportunities in which we can unify the communities of Cleveland in support for those who proudly serve and represent our country.”
Community support for Salute to Veterans is apparent in the list of event sponsors: The Louis Stokes VA Hospital, the Mt. Zion Congregational Church, UCC, Western Reserve Historical Society, University Circle, Inc., and Lakeview Cemetery.

  • Veterans Action Clinic and Wellness Event

An opportunity for Veterans to file new claims, update claim information and learn about the status of current claims at the Action Clinic. In conjunction with the Action Clinic, Veterans will be provided with a Wellness Event to learn about their health care benefits, see a primary care provider and learn about other resources available to them.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 10, 11 and 12, 2017 at Tri-C West, 11000 W. Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, OH 44130

  • Veterans Hiring Fair

Tri-C West, 11000 W Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, Ohio 44130 10 AM – 2 PM August 12, 2017.

  • USS COD – Veterans Family Fair – scheduled for August 5, 2017.
  • Ohio Women Veterans Conference

Registration is now open for the biennial Ohio Women Veterans Conference to be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Ohio Union at The Ohio State University. With more than 50 exhibits and 20 speakers, women veterans will find information about Ohio’s new fast track to jobs and education as well as services available locally through 88 County Veterans Services Offices. Th e conference is free but there is an optional fee for lunch.

This year’s theme is Celebrating Generations of Service – 67,000 Veterans Strong. Topic areas include managing your money military style, maximizing military skills on your civilian resume, support and mentoring for women veterans in the workplace, challenges with aging, statewide resources, access to benefits and more.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Veterans Services with support from the Ohio Women Veterans Advisory Committee, the conference is expected to attract 750 women veterans from throughout the state representing all branches of military service.

To register visit http://dvs.ohio.gov/main/women-veterans-conference.html. For more information call 614.644.0898

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

Registration:  https://usonogolf2017.eventbrite.com

  • 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.

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Base Cleveland Veteran News

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

3 July 2017Thank You Veterans

 

Special Events

  • USS COD Dutch Friendship Day: join the COD as they reenact the USS COD’s WWII rescue of 55 crewman from the Dutch Submarine 019 at 2 PM Saturday, July 8, 2017.
  • Calling all Veterans

Join the VA for a “Super Bowl Sundae” event hosted by NFL Legend Earnest Byner and his non-profit, “The Healing Dawgs” at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.  Earnest Byner will be promoting the VA Resource Fair to advocate for serious issues confronting the Veterans and support the VA’s commitment to provide resources during the event scheduled for noon, Sunday, July 30, 2017.

CLEVELAND – Veterans and their family members will be treated to a unique opportunity to meet Former NFL Player and Coach, Earnest Byner along with some other teammates for a “Super Bowl Sundae Social” at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center at 10701 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106.

The event will be held Sunday, July 30th from noon until 2 p.m. in the medical center’s Rec Hall and will include Byner sharing his inspirational story of overcoming the famous “Fumble” during the 1987 AFC Championship between the Browns and Broncos. Veterans will engage in a question and answer panel with former NFL Players from the Cleveland Browns. ”The Original Dawgs”.  Veterans are invited to participate in a Super Bowl/Cleveland trivia game with prizes, and conclude with an “Ice Cream Sundae Social”.

Byner is humbled to partner with the Cleveland VA Medical Center because he understands the connections between some of the medical issues that former NFL players and former Military personnel have in common and need to heal from such as Concussions/TBI, Suicide and the epidemic of Drug Use. Byner and The Healing Dawgs will continue to partner with the community to advocate for Veterans, children and the homeless to promote healing of the mind, body and spirit, and to teach how to love from the inside. “Together we are working to provide hope for our future,” said Byner.

Veterans are encouraged to bring their discharge paperwork to verify healthcare eligibility. Representatives from Veteran resource groups will be on-hand to provide information and assistance to Veterans in attendance.

For more information about this event or to coordinate a media interview, please contact Kristen Parker at 216-301-9462 or kristen.parker@va.gov.

  • USS COD – Veterans Family Fair – scheduled for August 5, 2017.
  • Ohio Women Veterans Conference

Registration is now open for the biennial Ohio Women Veterans Conference to be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Ohio Union at The Ohio State University. With more than 50 exhibits and 20 speakers, women veterans will find information about Ohio’s new fast track to jobs and education as well as services available locally through 88 County Veterans Services Offices. Th e conference is free but there is an optional fee for lunch.

This year’s theme is Celebrating Generations of Service – 67,000 Veterans Strong. Topic areas include managing your money military style, maximizing military skills on your civilian resume, support and mentoring for women veterans in the workplace, challenges with aging, statewide resources, access to benefits and more.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Veterans Services with support from the Ohio Women Veterans Advisory Committee, the conference is expected to attract 750 women veterans from throughout the state representing all branches of military service.

To register visit http://dvs.ohio.gov/main/women-veterans-conference.html. For more information call 614.644.0898

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

Registration:  https://usonogolf2017.eventbrite.com

  • 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

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Read More Here: Base Cleveland Veteran New – July 3 2017

Base Cleveland Veteran News

22 June 2017

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Special Events

  • Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet

 The International Exposition (I-X) Center and the Military Vehicle Preservation Association announced the 42nd annual MVPA International Convention will be held in conjunction with the Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet June 22-24, 2017 at the I-X Center.  www.IXClevelandTankShow.com

  • Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeks to recognize those Ohioans who have worn the uniform of this Nation’s Armed Forces, performed their military duties, and then continued to contribute to community, state and nation in an exemplary manner. These outstanding contributions may, for example, be in the areas of professional, civic, veterans’ advocacy, public service or significant contributions over the life of the nominee.

Nomination must be received no later than June 30, 2017.

Questions?  please call (614) 752-8941 or email halloffame@dvs.ohio.gov  Please visit our web site at: www.ohiovetshof.gov

  • USS COD Dutch Friendship Day: join the COD as they reenact the USS COD’s WWII rescue of 55 crewman from the Dutch Submarine 019 at 2 PM Saturday, July 8, 2017.
  • USS COD – Veterans Family Fair – scheduled for August 5, 2017.
  • Ohio Women Veterans Conference

Registration is now open for the biennial Ohio Women Veterans Conference to be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Ohio Union at The Ohio State University. With more than 50 exhibits and 20 speakers, women veterans will find information about Ohio’s new fast track to jobs and education as well as services available locally through 88 County Veterans Services Offices. Th e conference is free but there is an optional fee for lunch.

This year’s theme is Celebrating Generations of Service – 67,000 Veterans Strong. Topic areas include managing your money military style, maximizing military skills on your civilian resume, support and mentoring for women veterans in the workplace, challenges with aging, statewide resources, access to benefits and more.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Veterans Services with support from the Ohio Women Veterans Advisory Committee, the conference is expected to attract 750 women veterans from throughout the state representing all branches of military service.

To register visit http://dvs.ohio.gov/main/women-veterans-conference.html. For more information call 614.644.0898

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

Registration:  https://usonogolf2017.eventbrite.com

  • 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 June 22 2017

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Base Cleveland Veteran News

13 June 2017

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

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Special Events

  • Flag Day/ Army Birthday/Naturalization Ceremony the Joint Veterans’ Council of Cuyahoga County (JVCOCC) and the Newton D. Baker Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA)and the Cleveland Army Recruiting Battalion announce the annual Flag Day/Army Birthday/Naturalization Ceremony to be held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at 12 noon Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Mistress of Ceremonies, MC, will be Monica Robins of WKYC, Channel 3 News. The Naturalization Ceremony will be conducted by  United States District Judge Dan Polster.    Brigadier General  Sandra Alvey, Deputy Commanding General, 807th Medical Command, will assist with the celebration of the Army Birthday and Soldier of the Year recognition.

  • American Red Cross Northeast Ohio smoke alarm installation event in honor of Flag Day June 17

Someone dies in a home fire seven times a day, on average nationwide, and in Northeast Ohio, the Red Cross responds on average to three home fires every day. Join us, when, in honor of Flag Day, we partner with several military and veterans groups on a mission to make neighborhoods safer throughout Northeast Ohio.

We will be going door-to-door in Greater Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Mansfield, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms, and conveying valuable fire safety information on June 17, 2017 from 9:00am- 2:00 pm.

Interested individuals can  register to volunteer for the event via the Red Cross of Northeast Ohio “events” page at http://www.redcross.org/news/event/local/ohio/northeast/Operation-Save-A-Life-Military-and-Veteran-Partners-Fire-Safety-Walk  The actual registration page will list times and locations as well.

For the event, we will be staging at the local VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC):

  • Akron: 55 W. Waterloo, Akron, OH 44319-1116
  • Canton: 733 Market Avenue South, Canton, OH 44702-1018  (We may be moving this to the Red Cross office in Canton)
  • Mansfield: 1025 South Trimble Rd., Mansfield, OH 44906
  • Parma: 8787 Brookpark Road, Parma, OH 44129

The breakout for the day:

  • 9:00- 9:30 am: arrive/ registration at staging location
  • 9:30- 10:00am: training
  • 10:00 am- 1:30 pm: smoke alarm installations/ preparedness education
  • 1:30- 2:00 pm: wrap up
  • Enhancing Care & Services for LGBTQ People – VA Social Work Symposium

CLEVELAND – The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Social Work Professional Development Committee is sponsoring its annual symposium for social workers and allied professionals in the community Friday, June 16. This year’s symposium, entitled Enhancing The Care & Services for LGBTQ People Across The Lifespan, will share the knowledge of experts in the field and experience to grow in the ability to serve the LGBTQ community.

The symposium is scheduled for 8 AM – 4 PM Friday, June 16, 2017 at the 100th Bomb Group, 20920 Brookpark Rd. All are welcome to participate in this day of education and dialogue.

This symposium is approved for six hours of Social Work Continuing Education by the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Social Work Professional Development Committee and will feature speakers from various organizations including DuVernay & Associates, Margie’s Hope & Trans Advocate, and the Cleveland VA GIVE Clinic.

The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Social Work Professional Development Committee hosts an annual symposium for social workers and allied professionals in the community to promote collegiality, education and excellence in social work practice in our community.

Those interested in attending this event may click here to register. Media interested in covering the event or seeking more information, should contact Ashley Trimble at 216-701-7029 or ashley.trimble@va.gov.

  • Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet

The International Exposition (I-X) Center and the Military Vehicle Preservation Association announced the 42nd annual MVPA International Convention will be held in conjunction with the Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet June 22-24, 2017 at the I-X Center.  www.IXClevelandTankShow.com

  • Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeks to recognize those Ohioans who have worn the uniform of this Nation’s Armed Forces, performed their military duties, and then continued to contribute to community, state and nation in an exemplary manner. These outstanding contributions may, for example, be in the areas of professional, civic, veterans’ advocacy, public service or significant contributions over the life of the nominee.

Nomination must be received no later than June 30, 2017.

Questions?  please call (614) 752-8941 or email halloffame@dvs.ohio.gov  Please visit our web site at: www.ohiovetshof.gov

  • USS COD Dutch Friendship Day: join the COD as they reenact the USS COD’s WWII rescue of 55 crewman from the Dutch Submarine 019 at 2 PM Saturday, July 8, 2017.
  • USS COD – Veterans Family Fair – scheduled for August 5, 2017
  • 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.

Thank You Veterans

Read More Here: Base Cleveland Veteran News – June 13 2016

Base Cleveland Veteran News

8 June 2017

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

Special Events

  • Breaking Down Barriers – sponsored by Tri-C

The first annual Breaking Down Barriers hiring event is scheduled for Friday, June 9, 2017 at Cuyahoga Community College.  The event is open to jobseekers with significant legal barriers to employment.

The new location for the event is at the Tri-C Metro Recreation Center at the corner of E 30 and Community College Avenue.  The site is accessible by RTA.

Here is link to a map including parking locations:  http://www.tri-c.edu/community/community-recreation/documents/rec-well-center.pdf

Register at https://www.cognitoforms.com/BDB8/register

  • Flag Day/ Army Birthday/Naturalization Ceremony – the Joint Veterans’ Council of Cuyahoga County (JVCOCC) and the Newton D. Baker Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA)and the Cleveland Army Recruiting Battalion announce the annual Flag Day/Army Birthday/Naturalization Ceremony to be held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at 12 noon Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Mistress of Ceremonies, MC, will be Monica Robins of WKYC, Channel 3 News. The Naturalization Ceremony will be conducted by  United States District Judge Dan Polster.    Brigadier General  Sandra Alvey, Deputy Commanding General, 807th Medical Command, will assist with the celebration of the Army Birthday and Soldier of the Year recognition.

  • American Red Cross Northeast Ohio smoke alarm installation event in honor of Flag Day June 17

Someone dies in a home fire seven times a day, on average nationwide, and in Northeast Ohio, the Red Cross responds on average to three home fires every day. Join us, when, in honor of Flag Day, we partner with several military and veterans groups on a mission to make neighborhoods safer throughout Northeast Ohio.

We will be going door-to-door in Greater Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Mansfield, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms, and conveying valuable fire safety information on June 17, 2017 from 9:00am- 2:00 pm.

Interested individuals can  register to volunteer for the event via the Red Cross of Northeast Ohio “events” page at http://www.redcross.org/news/event/local/ohio/northeast/Operation-Save-A-Life-Military-and-Veteran-Partners-Fire-Safety-Walk  The actual registration page will list times and locations as well.

For the event, we will be staging at the local VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC):

  • Akron: 55 W. Waterloo, Akron, OH 44319-1116
  • Canton: 733 Market Avenue South, Canton, OH 44702-1018  (We may be moving this to the Red Cross office in Canton)
  • Mansfield: 1025 South Trimble Rd., Mansfield, OH 44906
  • Parma: 8787 Brookpark Road, Parma, OH 44129

The breakout for the day:

  • 9:00- 9:30 am: arrive/ registration at staging location
  • 9:30- 10:00am: training
  • 10:00 am- 1:30 pm: smoke alarm installations/ preparedness education
  • 1:30- 2:00 pm: wrap up

Read More Here: Base Cleveland Veteran News for June 8th

Base Cleveland Veteran News

24 May 2017

Thank You Veterans

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

Special Events

  • Lakeview Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony

Festivities begin at 10:30 AM Monday, May 29, 2017 at the Garfield Memorial and includes a spirited parade, a rousing keynote speech and a Sousa band concert.  Picnic baskets and lawn chairs encouraged!

 DIRECTIONS (To Garfield Memorial)

Via Mayfield Gates:

Stay to the left.

Continue along Garfield Road.

Garfield Memorial will be on the right.

Via Euclid Gates:

Go straight after the round-about and continue on Garfield Road.

After driving up a hill, Garfield Memorial will be straight ahead.

  • Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet

The International Exposition (I-X) Center and the Military Vehicle Preservation Association announced the 42nd annual MVPA International Convention will be held in conjunction with the Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet June 22-24, 2017 at the I-X Center.  www.IXClevelandTankShow.com

  • Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeks to recognize those Ohioans who have worn the uniform of this Nation’s Armed Forces, performed their military duties, and then continued to contribute to community, state and nation in an exemplary manner. These outstanding contributions may, for example, be in the areas of professional, civic, veterans’ advocacy, public service or significant contributions over the life of the nominee.  Nomination must be received no later than June 30, 2017.

Questions?  please call (614) 752-8941 or email halloffame@dvs.ohio.gov

Please visit our web site at: www.ohiovetshof.gov

  • USS COD Dutch Friendship Day: join the COD as they reenact the USS COD’s WWII rescue of 55 crewman from the Dutch Submarine 019 at 2 PM Saturday, July 8, 2017.
  • 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 May 24 2017