On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the 73rd Anniversary of VE Day: Victory in Europe Day, was commemorated at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Over 50 World War II Veterans, as well as Veterans from three Honor Flights, participated in the event, which included speeches and laying of wreaths.

Celebrating VE Day 

(Photo above) On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the 73rd Anniversary of VE Day: Victory in Europe Day, was commemorated at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Over 50 World War II Veterans, as well as Veterans from three Honor Flights, participated in the event, which included speeches and laying of wreaths.
 
Central Valley (Calif) Honor Flight participant Richard Bell, 78, (red shirt) is an Air Force Veteran having served 21-years as a jet aircraft mechanic in Vietnam and Thailand, as well as around the U.S. mainland. He service B-52's and KC-135's. His guardian is Bruce Wessel, a Navy Veteran who served from 1973-2002 as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.

Specials at Pittsburgh Commissary

Pittsburgh Area Commissary.79 Soldiers Lane, Moon Twp, PA, 412-375-6310
Friday May 18 Armed Forces Day Event, 1100 -1300 
Stop by to shop and enjoy a Hot Dog as our way of saying “thank you” for your Service.
Thursday May 24 to Saturday, May 26, Sidewalk Sale
Sidewalk sale---lots of items at special prices. DO NOT need to buy a case of something!!! Hours : Thurs 0900- 1800; Fri 0900 - 1800; Sat 0900 - 1900

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