UPCOMING EVENTS

Holidays Open Conversation on VBC Happy Hour – Monday, December 19 @ 7pm ET

Date: December 19, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Zoom App, YouTube, Facebook
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Monday, December 19 @ 7pm ET

 

Do you remember your first Christmas away from home? We talk the holidays in the military on VBC Happy Hour Open Conversation. You bring the topic, we’ll supply the platform.

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

Filipino Stewards in the US Navy in World War II – Tuesday, December 20 @ 7:00pm ET

Date: December 20, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube
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Glenn Flickinger welcomes Jeff Mossinghoff, whose grandfather was Conrad F. Castillo. Castillo was born in the Philippines, came to the United States as a teenager, and served in the Navy in World War II as a personal aide to Admiral William “Bull” Halsey. Jeff Ballard and Lars McKie, who is transcribing Castillo’s journal, also joins the program. Sponsored by D&D Auto Salvage and Tobacco Free Adagio Health.  Simulcast to Facebook and YouTube.

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