The annual Mentor Ohio Memorial was held this past weekend.  

https://www.news-herald.com/news/th-annual-fall-memorial-service-held-in-mentor/article_50b40b3e-e7ac-11e9-bdfc-2fdca0f3f794.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

Membership Meeting

October 10, 2019

The general membership meeting will be held on October 22, 2019 at 1400 at the USO.  Be early, there will be a raffle and items for purchase.  A custom-designed Wellington firearm will also be there for you to see in person. 

Connecticut Memorial Stone

October 10, 2019

The Connecticut Beirut Memorial Stone will be officially dedicated next year on October 10th, 2020 in Bantam Connecticut at the CT Beirut Memorial Ceremony.  More information will be forthcoming in the future.

To access the base for the service on Camp Geiger, you will need base access.  In order to get base access, you must have a driver's license, DoD ID card, passport, or school ID if under the age of 18. If a state ID says “not for federal ID" then you must present two photo ID's. You must also show vehicle registration, insurance card, and rental agreement (if applicable) to drive on base. .

You are required to have a sponsor.  The following individuals will serve as a sponsor. . 

David Seelye will be at Camp Geiger from 0730 until approx. 0930 on the 22nd.

Ricky Williams will be at Camp Geiger from 0900 to 1000 on the 22nd.

After 1000, those wishing to get on Camp Geiger will need to find their own sponsor.

The attached link can provide you with additional information about base access. 

https://www.marines.mil/News/Messages/MARADMINS/Article/1665372/access-control-the-real-id-act-of-2005 

Do you know about a local upcoming memorial event?  Let us know so we can add it to the website and let our BVA family know about it.

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)