sponsored activities when he was in high school. Both are vets.
U.S. Vets residence facility is the largest in the Los Angeles
area that deals with formerly homeless vets in transition.
started the presentation by saying that the floral tribute was
to honor all veterans. The floral tribute had red, white and
blue flowers in it.
read a short poem I'd written:
White and Blue on Veterans Day
for the tears, blood and lives shed.
White for the light we sought or fled.
Blue for the dues we paid
And the clear sky we crave.
said that we should remember all the homeless vets who’d died
on the streets of America. (Three homeless females vets who were
at the VFW sponsored Stand Down we’d all recently worked at in
Gardena, CA had died. since then).
photo above shows Dwight Radecliff, Site Director of the U.S.
Vets facility and the floral tribute at his left.
number of events were held throughout the LA area (parades,