Important POV Info & a Veterans PSA

Important POV Info & a Veterans PSA

As you all know I have been doing more volunteer work this year than before and as such I haven’t been able to write as much as I did in the first year of the Pitt POV’s existence.  That has continued and if anything I am getting even busier with volunteering and Veterans Affairs issues.  With that I want to thank everyone who stepped into the breech and contributed FB and BB articles for publication on here.  Each was very well written and very welcomed.

Keep on submitting them because it looks like I’ll have even less time to write in the future.  You don’t have to ask – just do it and send it to me.

One thing I do want to let everyone know early on is that I have three different Veterans commitments on Saturday April 14th – which is Pitt’s Spring Game date… However I have strong personal priorities and without blinking an eye I choose to help other Veterans if at all possible – any time and any place.

In the morning of the 14th I’ll be doing Hospice work in the VA “Vets to Vets” program and will be conducting a speech & pinning ceremony for a veteran who has been diagnosed with a terminal illnesses (and his family) but who is still at home.  That will be his birthday also. I do about four or five of those a month

In the early afternoon I’ll again be a Human Book  – this time for the Prince Georges, MD County Library system representing disabled veterans with PTSD.  You may remember I did this last year at this time; here is the Baltimore Sun article written after that one.

FYI: For anyone in Maryland who wants to have a fascinating afternoon I highly suggest coming down and talking with all the different Human Books – this will be from noon – 4:00 pm and I’ll post exact location details later – but at the Bowie branch Library in Prince Georges County, MD. 15210 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20715

Then on Saturday evening I will be conducting two Library of Congress “Veterans History Project” interviews with two gentleman  – one a Marine who was in Guadalcanal during WWII and another Vietnam War fighter pilot.  Should be a blast.  Mine should be posted up on the Library of Congress website any day so I’ll give you guys a link for that if it interests you.

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