UPCOMING EVENTS

DoD Overseas Show with RG Smith on VBC Happy Hour – Monday, December 5 @ 7pm ET

Date: December 5, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Zoom App, YouTube, Facebook
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Charlie Daniels entertains the troops

We’ve all heard of USO shows, but there’s another far-more intrepid group of entertainers that produces over 1,200 shows around the world each year, reaching over 500,000 personnel at 355 military installations. It’s called Armed Forces Entertainment, and it’s the Department of Defense’s agency for reaching US servicemembers at the most remote, isolated, and dangerous locations, from ships at sea to landlocked battlezones.

Listen to The Scuttlebutt AND join Happy Hour this week for a two-part story featuring RG Smith. On the Scuttlebutt, you will hear about RG’s service as a Navy combat photographer and public affairs officer for riverine units in Vietnam followed by his tours with the Nancy Wiles Band in Canada, the Persian Gulf, Panama, and Bosnia. Then join us on Happy Hour tonight (December 5th, 2022) to hear about RG’s “Final Act!” – What was it like performing in Somalia?

Sponsored by D&D Auto Salvage and Tobacco Free Adagio Health.  Simulcast to Facebook and YouTube.

Veterans Breakfast Club – Seven Oaks Country Club | December 7, 2022

Date: December 7, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Seven Oaks Country Club (132 Lisbon Rd, Beaver, 15009)
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Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 8:30am: Seven Oaks Country Club (132 Lisbon Rd, Beaver, 15009) in-person and livestreamed. $15 per person.

To RSVP, call: 412-623-9029 or email betty@veteransbreakfastclub.org  with the breakfast location you’re attending. Please make sure to RSVP for events at least two days in advance. We understand that your schedule can change quickly, but advance notice of attendance always helps us and our venues prepare the program. Thank you!

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The mission of the Veterans Breakfast Club is to create communities of listening around veterans and their stories to ensure that this living history will never be forgotten.  We believe that through our work, people will be connected, educated, healed, and inspired.

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Preserving veterans’ stories so that this living history is never forgotten.

We pair passionate VBC volunteers with military veterans for one-on-one oral history interviews over Zoom. If you are a veteran, or you know a veteran, who would be interested in sharing his or her story with us, let us know. If you are someone interested in conducting these interviews, please reach out!

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