Below you will find the "scuttlebutt" on recent accomplishments, upcoming missions, and other valuable information. We hope to see you at the upcoming lunch meeting. His memorial service was set for the fall so that his "snowbird" friends would be able to pay their respects. He was highly respected and loved by his neighbors at PGA West. Carl was a great American, outstanding Marine and long time member of our Chapter who served on the Board of Directors for a number of years.
Veterans Find Community with Fellow Military Families at Patriots Colony
Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
John Harms was on his way to enlist with the U. Navy when a persuasive Marines recruiter redirected him. Submitted Though their military careers moved them around the country and the world, Hal Campbell, John Harms and Dick Sklar all wound up in the same place. The three friends, all Vietnam War veterans who met as residents of Patriots Colony, have found a peaceful retirement in the Williamsburg community among fellow retired military officers, federal civil employees and their spouses. Harms, who currently chairs the committee tasked with organizing the Veterans Day and Memorial Day programs at Patriots Colony, described the sense of support and camaraderie at the retirement community as reminiscent of what they all experienced during their days of active duty.