The BVA Board of Directors would like to wish everyone a happy, safe, and prosperous New Year. We thank each of our members for continuing to support the organization and each other. Our first duty is to remember. Semper Fi. 

Patriot Pup

December 31, 2019

On 22 October the Patriot Pup had a Milk and Cookies event at the Jacksonville Barnes and Noble.
On 19 October and 20 October the 4th annual Beirut Memorial Motorcycle ride sponsored by the local Strength and Honor Motorcycle Club was held and on the 20th of October the inaugural USO Beirut 10.23 Memorial Ruck was held with 60 participating in the event.
Canned goods were donated through the BVA members and local community members, these items were then collected and given to the Onslow County Women's center.
On 18 October 2019 over 20 Beirut Veterans and Gold Star Family Members went to Parris Island, South Carolina to attend a Graduation of over 550 new Marines.
The Beirut Veterans and Gold Star Family Members were recognized at the 0800 morning colors and prior to the graduation.
After the graduation, a brief tour was conducted of the recruits' barracks and the Museum followed by a small buffet luncheon.


  • 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)