On April 21, 2015
Chapter 189 on the Korean War Veterans
Association will hold their monthly meeting at
the John Mealy Memorial VFW Post in Port Orange,
Members arriving for lunch
can arrive at 12:00 and choose their meal from
Bar Menu, and socialize during the meal.
The regular KWVA Business Meeting will begin at
month the guest speaker will be Gwen Redman. Gwen
Redman is a veteran herself, who served four yers as
a Hospital Corpsman and currently is the veterans
liaison for Vitas Health Care. Her
presentation, "Understanding the Heart of the
Veteran," is quite informative on seldom discussed
subjects, pertinent to veterans and their families.
The general public is always welcome to our
meetings, so come on in and bring a friend. (See KWVA Postcard Notice
4-21-2015 on our Recent Events Page).
At this meeting the KWVA State
Commander Bob McGurie, will
speak briefly about the Department of Florida's Korean
War Veterans Convention which will be held at the VFW
Post 3282 in Port Orange on 16 May 2015. The program
book for the State KWVA convention in May is in the
finial stages of assembly and should go to press in
the next few days.
It's never too early, or
late to pay your 2015 dues - Please send your check
for $10 to KWVA, POB 214005, South Daytona
32121. Stay connected send your e-mail to
During the past several
months the Chapter has been presenting the "Tell
America" Program to a number of organizations. If
you know an organization that might want to learn
about the history of the Korean War please contact
Bob McGuire at we would be pleased to set up a
recent days we have become aware that their are
Veterans in our community that have recently died
and have not been provided with an opportunity to
receive a military ceremony in their memory.
Chapter 189 of the KWVA does not that
this is proper, and have decided to present
a small final military ceremony for any Veteran that
requests it. If you know
of a Veteran that needs a final military ceremony
please contact Bob McGuire at 386.323.6401 and we
will attempt to get that request fulfilled.