Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Bonds between Traumatized Veterans and Traumatized Parrots

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is the subject of a fascinating  article by Charles Siebert in the Sunday, January 31st, 2016 New York Times Magazine,  entitled "Of a Feather: What the Surprising Bonds Between Damaged Parrots and Traumatized Veterans Can Teach Us About Animal Intelligence."  A follower of  this blog provides the link at 
The parrot above is a green electus.                     

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

College of Lake County Announces 2016 Veterans Creative Arts Festival, Thursday, March 10

Co-sponsored with Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, questions about the event can be addressed to Tricia Stewart,224-610-3617, tricia.stewart@va.gov.

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Offers Free Recording of DD-214 Discharge Papers

Karen A. Yarborough, Cook County Recorder of Deeds, has created a special Veterans Service Office at 118 N Clark St., Room 210,Chicago to assist veterans and their families in recording and certifying at no charge the veterans DD-214 Discharge Papers.



Tuesday, December 8, 2015

9th Veterans History Project Breakfast Roll Call



The roll call has been posted on YouTube where the  statements of the veterans on stage at the Niles Public Library on Wednesday morning, November 4, can now be appreciated by a larger  audience.


To view on a larger screen please click on the following link

Monday, December 7, 2015

Civilians and Military Personnel Killed in the Attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941.

A follower of this blog supplies this timely link on this 74th anniversary of that infamous day on which 2403 Americans were killed.