Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Newsletter Editor
My Name is Robert Serge

I was born on June 30th, 1946, and grow up in a small Town of Punxsutawney Pa. Where I went to school and played on the local football Teams and graduated from School in 1966 but my education did not stop there. I learned to be an electrician from my dad. Then my dad’s best friend owned a gas and service station where I learned to be a car mechanic. After high School I went to Electronic school in Pittsburgh Pa. for two years. That’s when I got drafted so I joined The United States Navy. About 30 years after high school I went back to school and received an Associate Degree in Architectural Drafting.

I am a United States Navy Veteran enlisted July of 1968. Was in the Great Lakes for recruit training, my first duty station was NAVORDLABTESTFAC OR N O L T F for short. I was an FA, Electrical Repairmen I was medically retired 1/29/1970.  Shortly after leaving the United States Navy I Joined the DAV

I am a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, Vietnam Veteran of America, and the American Legion.

I started with the American Legion as a junior member which now is the Sons of the American Legion. So I am proud to be associated with the Legion for about 57 years in one form or another. I also was invited to join the 40 & 8 of the American Legion, which is the only way you can be a member of the 40 & 8. I am a past Chef DE Gar of the 40 & 8 during that time. I am a member of the Disabled American Veteran for about 45 years during that time. I became a Commander of two different chapters, Chapter 68 Punxsutawney Pa. And Chapter 73 Erie Pa.

The Next Veterans group I joined was Vietnam Veterans of America My First Chapter Was Chapter 435 Erie, Pa My Second chapter Was Chapter 106 Tucson AZ. There I was Chapter Secretary. Also, I was The NAM JAM   Director for the Year Of 2008.  Then VVA Chapter 17 Las Vegas Where I was the blog, and the webmaster. Now I belong to VVA chapter 1076 in Henderson Nevada. Where I am the blog-Master, and webmaster. I am also a proud supporter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 711 Las Vegas Nevada. I am their blog, and Webmaster. Also, I do the same thing for the Nevada Veterans Foundation.

I am a very proud Veteran and humbled to being asked to do these things I do for all of the Veterans groups I belong to.  From the bottom of my heart

Thank you
Robert Serge

Blog and Webmaster

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