December 2021 Newsletter Posted

Ballard Eagleson VFW Post 3063’s December 2021 newsletter is posted here. Highlights include: Commander’s Corner; Quartermaster’s Update; Boy Scouts Attend Thanksgiving Social; Navigators Learn About Service; Service Throwback: Bill Griffith; and Agent Orange Exposure and VA Disability Compensation.

Boy Scouts Attend Thanksgiving Social

Boy Scout Troop 80 scouts from Magnolia attended the November Thanksgiving social Nov. 18, 2021. The post recognized the scouts for their accomplishments and the scouts mingled with the social attendees and joined in the camaraderie over a tasty dinner prepared by Chef Kay and her crew.

Quartermaster’s Update (December 2021)

By Harold Rodenberger We are nearing the end of another year. Thanksgiving has come and gone and Christmas and other year-end holidays are on the near horizon. Our Thanksgiving social was a successful merging of in-person and take-away dining. The reservation system that is now necessary, worked well and Chef Kay’s dinner was superb, as usual. As long-ago social editors used to write, “A good time was had by all.”…

Service Throwback: Bill Griffith

While in the U.S. Army Comrade Bill Griffith served in South Korea for the entire year of 1964 as a Crew Chief on a De Havilland U6A Beaver (pictured below). He said he did that most days, except for one day a week when he had to drive to Seoul and pick up steaks for officers from the only butcher who was inspected by the USDA. He goes on: The…