Tag: veterans

Help our local veterans

  The award-winning American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 is sponsoring its tenth annual charity golf tournament on Saturday, August 31, at “The Views” in Sun City, Oro Valley. One hundred percent of the proceeds are to provide care and assistance to local homeless and at-risk veterans and to the families of the deployed soldiers…

Healing Vets presents Hooked on Healing Veterans Ride February 23

This to rapidly growing ride raises funds that go support our returning wounded veterans. One hundred percent of our ride proceeds go to the Phoenix program of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, a not-for-profit dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities…

Thanks to our vets

Jan Christensen As a small child growing up in Puerto Rico, Juanita heard stories about the French Foreign Legion and decided at an early age that she wanted the adventure of a life in the military. Her parents, both U.S. college professors, did all they could to discourage a career path in the military. West…

Join the mission

  Wreaths Across America is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to remember and honor those who have served our nation and teach others to do the same. By offering sponsorships to the public, Wreaths Across America hopes that one day every veteran’s interment site will be adorned with a wreath. Last year the…

Veterans honored on Veterans Day – submit your photos

This is the fifth year we’ve honored our veterans on Veterans Day at the Ranch by displaying their pictures on a large board. Last year it grew to two boards. We’re doing it again this year. We still have the pictures from previous years, but if you’re a veteran and either new to the Ranch…

Help our local veterans in need

  Ed Davis The award winning American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 is sponsoring its annual charity golf tournament August 25 at The Views in Sun City. One hundred percent of the proceeds are to provide care and assistance to local homeless and “at risk” veterans and to the families of deployed Arizona National Guard…

Help our local veterans in need

  Ed Davis The award winning American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 is sponsoring its annual charity golf tournament August 25 at The Views in Sun City. One hundred percent of the proceeds are to provide care and assistance to local homeless and at risk veterans and to the families of the deployed soldiers of…

The Wall That Heals is coming to Oro Valley

  Pat Cox The Wall That Heals is a scaled replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, and will be coming to Canada del Oro Riverfront Park in Oro Valley on March 15-18, 2018. It honors more than three million Americans who served in the Vietnam War and bears the names of more…

Thanks to our vets

Hank Wolowicz, time served 1972-1979; Linda Wolowicz, time served 1968-1975

Jan Christensen Hank and Linda are proud to have served our country by contributing to its safety. Hank, educated as an aeronautical/astronautical engineer, began his career in the military when he enlisted as an aircraft mechanic and was stationed at Columbus AF Base, Mississippi. Next he was commissioned and assigned to Wright-Patterson AF Base as…