Local America Legion Post 222 and its auxiliary donated and delivered personal items to patients of Long Beach Veterans Hospital, mailed care packages to military personnel overseas and helped pull off an 800-person holiday party for Camp Pendleton’s 2/11 Battalion last week.
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Editor: Dennis Lockwood’s letter “One Flight Too Many” in your last edition (Letters, April 12) struck a familiar note. Ever since the closure of the El Toro Marine Air Station, we are subjected not only to the noise of dozens of overflights daily, but also, even more importantly and damaging, to the emissions of tons […]
The fifth anniversary holiday party at Camp Pendleton for 845 marines, sailors and their families last week proved to be the best ever, according to volunteers from Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222. Commander Bill Sandlin along with Auxiliary President Diane Connell and Auxiliary member Barbara Rostolder volunteered at the event inside a huge hanger […]
As part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Cassidy Kelly of Laguna Beach troop 789 has launched “Operation Baby Shower,” for which she will collect donations of baby shower items such as infant diapers, new diaper bags, clothes and toys during the Patriot’s Day Parade from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 5. […]
Editor, I was privileged to participate in the Winter Fantasy this past weekend. This event was for military wives from Camp Pendleton and patients from the Long Beach Veterans Medical Center. Unfortunately, due to the weather and illnesses, only a couple of military wives were able to attend. Lupe Flores, whose husband is deploying from […]