POW/MIA Chair (US Capitol)

WASHINGTON, D.C. Leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will dedicate a commemorative chair in honor of American prisoners of war (POW) and the nearly 83,000 servicemen and women missing in action (MIA).
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will take part in the bipartisan, bicameral ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 3:00 p.m. in Emancipation Hall and will be live-streamed above.
Commemorative chairs have been unveiled throughout the country to serve as a reminder of America’s servicemen and women held prisoner or missing in action. In accordance with Public Law 114-147, the National POW/MIA Remembrance Act, the chair dedicated on November 8 will be placed in Emancipation Hall of the United States Capitol Visitor Center.


POW/MIA Table Ceremony 9/15

The POW/MIA Table ceremony is scheduled for Friday, September 15th at noon.

The location will be the main lobby of the Lecanto VA Clinic (2804 W Marc Knighton Ct, Lecanto FL 34461).

Please arrive between 1130 & 1145, so we can begin at promptly 12pm.

If you have any items for the table, please bring them to the September meeting or you can drop the items off at the clinic prior to the meeting. I already have the table, table covering, a piece of plate glass to cover the table and 2 small table flags (1 American & 1 POW). We need the plate, wine glass, crystal bud vase, red ribbon & red rose, plastic lemon, a white candle (will not be lit), and Mr. George is going to supply the salt substitute. For those that were not at the past meeting, the salt substitute is a vial of sand from Omaha beach in Normandy. VA Public Affairs will handle the press release and I will make up a flyer for social media and to hang in the clinic & VSO office. Will discuss the fine details at the September membership meeting.


Lunch Ride on August 13

On August 13 we are going for lunch at:

“Newberry’s Backyard Bar-B-Q.
25405 Newberry Rd.
Newberry, Fl. 32669

We plan to meet at the Capitol City Bank, Citrus Springs, on Rt. 41 and Citrus Springs Blvd at 10:30.

EVERYONE IS WELCOMED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This not just a motorcycle only ride. Three wheels, Four wheels, Trucks,
Bicycles, Tricycles even Scooters, even car-pools !!!

Invite your Family and Friends !!! Maybe we can get some prospective members.

Hope you ALL can make it. It will be a good time to rub elbows and get to know
each other better.

Let’s do it and have some FUN.
Next trip we can head east, west or south. If you know of a fun place to go let’s do it.

Hope to see Y’ALL there,


Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Events

Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Events

  1. Sunday, May 28, 2017, 7:00pm Citrus County Fallen Heroes Monument addition of 2 names and name reading of all 70 names.
  2. Monday, May 29, 2017, 10:00am Fero Memorial Gardens, Memorial Day ceremony.
  3. Monday, May 29, 2017, 10:00 Homosassa Veterans Memorial, Memorial Day ceremony.
Events, Welcome Homes

Welcome Home – May 4, 2017

Mark your Calendar’s for THURSDAY MAY 4TH for A WELCOME HOME

The Elks in Homoassa will host a Roast Pork Loin dinner with all the fixin’s. Mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, green beans and dinner rolls for the cost of $8.00. Dinner is at 5PM with program following at 6 PM. RSVP Barbara Mills by next week if you plan on dining at the Elks.
The Welcome Home is for:
E-5 Boatswain’s Mate Second Class/ United States Coast Guard Thomas Carter,
SGT Robert A Pinter E-5 US ARMY RESERVES, and


Stage Stand Cemetery Dedication – 4/1/17

Just a reminder that we have been asked to attend the dedication ceremony for the Blue Star Memorial Marker on Saturday April 1 2017.

It will be at the Stage Stand Cemetery on Suncoast Boulevard (US19) in Homosassa Springs.

Ceremony starts at 10:00am.

For more information on the Stage Stand Cemetery, visit