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IMPORTANT NOTICES & LAST MINUTE POSTINGS

 

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(Latest Post: September 13th 2017)

A Friend In Need:

Member and WWII Veteran and Former POW Bruce Hall undergone surgery for the amputation of a toe. He is ok and recouperation.

I have been informed that former member of RT FL8 Mike Smeridan, has lost his leg below the knee due to diabetees. He will be at Indigo Lakes for rehab.

 

 

OPERATION ATHENIAN

Ongoing Event: Daytona State College is collecting items for our troops overseas: Wipes, foot powder, candy chewing gum, snacks, chap stick, lotions, soap, tooth paste playing cards, pretzels paper, pencils wreting paper, drink mix etc. This will continue monthly until posted otherwise. RT FL8 members are encouraged to participate by collecting and bringing the items to our Membership Meetings.

 

New Missing Man Hornor Table

RT Fl 8 placed a Missing Man Honor Table in the Veterans Museum and Education Center in Daytona. The museum located at 166 Beach Street Daytona, is open Tuesday & Thursday from 1 to 5 and Saturday Noon to 4. Stop in and support this new facility in honor of all who served.

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Letter from Carol Hrdlicka
wife of Col. David L. Hrdlicka, POW, Laos

      Over Memorial Day weekend I went to DC to attend Rolling Thunder, an event that has been organized to support our American servicemen that were left to die in captivity. It was an impressive display of thousands of motorcycles supporting the men left behind, but needs to be followed up by action. I stood in the hot sun passing out fliers requesting signatures for a change.org petition for my husband and the other POWs. After returning home I had great expectations of seeing the numbers for the petition start to blow up with the support of Rolling Thunder. However, I was sadly disappointed after a couple of weeks there were no signatures from Rolling Thunder.
      As I am getting older this petition is my last big effort and my last shot at gaining any political traction for the men left behind. If the President receives 100,000 signatures he is required to act. Over the years I have fought for my husband and the other POWs but one voice isn't enough. I need the voices of Rolling Thunder and am begging for help.
      The petition is on change.org or on the web page www.powhrdlicka.com it only takes a few minutes to sign the petition and show Rolling Thunder will take action. I am asking every Chapter of Rolling Thunder to post the petition on your web site to get your members to support our men who have suffered long enough.
       I thank you for your help please share with friends and fellow veterans.
Respectfully, Carol Hrdlicka
wife of Col. David L. Hrdlicka, POW, Laos