Monday, June 25, 2018

RIP, Lafe

Just received word this morning that Lafe Brown passed away this morning in his sleep.  Lafe will be cremated.  Details to follow.  For those who wish to send a card, the address is 84 So 800 East, American Fork, UT  84003.
Semper Fi

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Learn more about new Medicare cards

CLICK HERE to learn more about the new Medicare Cards.  

Beware of scams - What should you do if someone calls and asks for your information, for money, or threatens to cancel your health benefits if you don’t share your personal information? Hang up! It’s a scam. Scam artists may try to steal your personal information by calling you and asking for your current Medicare Number to get your new Medicare card.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Navajo Code Talker Dies in Ivins

Please click here for the story of Samuel Holiday and the Navajo Code Talkers.

From 1943-1945 Holiday served in combat with the Fourth Marine Division during World War II. Throughout this time he served duties on the island of Roi Namur, Kwajalien, Tinian, Saipan and Iwo Jima.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Samuel Holiday - Navajo Code Talker

Chaplain Steve Handy advises that Sam Holiday is on hospice and near death at the Veterans Nursing Home in Ivins.  There will be a short Honor Blanket ceremony today at 3:00 p.m. to honor his service.  Please muster at 2:45 p.m. in ceremonial dress at the front entry of the nursing home.  Any questions, call Steve Handy at 619-5064.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Seeking storage for parade float

Utah Dixie Detachment #1270 is seeking enclosed storage/garage space for its parade float - like a landscape trailer.  It would take up one garage space.  It does need to be enclosed and would be retrieved for parades a few times a year.  Anyone with a space available, please contact Larry Mineer by e-mailing larry at constructionmonitor dot com (you know how to type that e-address).

2018 Jun 13 - St. George Business Expo Sign-Ups

June 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
St. George Area Chamber 2018 Business Expo
Dixie Convention Center, 1835 S Convention Center Dr 
St. George, UT 84790

Sunday, June 3, 2018

And it's a Sweep for Utah Dixie Detachment!

Dept. of Utah Commandant of the Year Col. Dave Waters

 Dept. of Utah Detachment of the Year and Associate Marine of the Year John Mayer

Dept. of Utah Marine of the Year Les Covey

Dept. of Utah Distinguished Service Public Relations Award to Bill Fortune

  Dept. of Utah Website of the Year!  OohRah!!

Dept. of Utah Annual Convention
2 June 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Ken Olsen, 1937-2018

Our sincere condolences to the family of Ken Olsen who moved to his next duty station on 1 June 2018.
Ken's son, Mike, advises that the memorial service will be at the SunRiver Honor Park, June 23 from 0900 to 1100, followed by a reception at the Ken Olsen home located at 4627 S. First Light Drive, SunRiver St. George, UT 84790.