Important announcements concerning the closing of the Sure Stay Inn; BVA Headquarters; Onlow (Jacksonville) Oktoberfest; and Membership Card requirements.
The BVA is EXTREMELY proud to announce the FIRST recipients of our Scholarship. We are very proud of all the applicants, and the Board unanimously decided we would award THREE scholarships this first year.

Beirut Memorial Ruck

July 1, 2020

The 2nd Annual Memorial Ruck will also be held on October 24th. It will start at the Beirut Memorial at a time to be determined, travel along the greenway to Camp LeJeune’s Main Gate and back to our Memorial. This route parallels the original memorial trees originally planted in honor of the fallen. The ruck is 10.23 miles, representing the month and day of the bombing.
Nominations are now open for the BVA Board of Directors. Nominations may be presented electronically utilizing the contact email on the Official BVA website, or by regular US Mail to Jon Warmeling (Veterans), 105 Main Street Box 490 Bldg. C, Painesville, Oh 44077-0490 and must be postmarked no later than September 23, 2020. Please have your BVA Membership with you in order to receive a ballot at the 10/22/2020 Annual Meeting.
Bike Ride 10
On October 24th the 5th Annual Memorial Ride will be held by Strength & Honor Motorcycle Club of North Carolina. As of right now, the ride will start at New River Harley Davidson and end at the Beirut Memorial.

Memorial Day 2020

May 25, 2020

These are strange times… and none of us need to be told to Remember our Brothers.  It’s Memorial Day Weekend, a time for our Country to remember… we Remember every day.  And always Remember their Families…

Do what you can, do what you want, I know our Brothers and Sisters will always Remember… 

Semper Fidelis, God Bless America.     

Jon Warmeling, Chairman
Beirut Veterans of America, Inc.
A 501(c)3 Not for Profit Corporation
"The First Duty is to Remember"

Scholarship updates

May 24, 2020

Scholarship awards have been tallied and will be annoucened in the next Root Scoop II. Thank you to everyone who applied and contratulations to all 2020 graduates!

Archives

  • Vol. XXVII Issue I - Jan/Feb 2017 - 33 Year Beirut Remembrance. The Ties that Bind Us. RSII-Jan-Feb-2017.pdf (1.3 MBs)
  • Vol. XXVI Issue I - July/Aug 2016 - 32 Year Beirut Remembrance. Another Successful Remembrance; Looking Ahead to 2016 RSII-July-Aug-2016.pdf (1.5 MBs)
  • Vol. XXII, Issue 1 – August/September 2014 - AugSep2014.pdf (6.9 MBs)