Fenton Canteen: Veterans of all ages are invited to join members of the Vets Finding Vets for coffee the second Saturday of each month from 10 AM to 12 PM. Items for show and tell are welcome.
The Fenton History Center’s research center, located at 73 Forest Avenue in Jamestown, New York in the historic Hall House, is handicap accessible. Service dogs are welcome.
June 14th: 12 PM to 1 PM: 242nd Birthday of the U.S. Army/Flag Day: In addition to recognizing the U.S. Army’s 242nd Birthday and Flag Day (June 14, 2017), Steve Trask who was enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1969 will share his experience and the story of his father’s enlistment with the U.S. Army.
Trask whose rank was E-5 (Non Commissioned Officer) completed Special Forces Training in Ft. Devens, Massachusetts, Airborne Training in Ft. Bragg, Texas, Ranger Training in Arizona, Winter Survival Training in Klondike, Alaska and Jungle Training in Panama before he served in Vietnam in 1968, three days before the Tet Offensive.
June 24th: Naval Park Visit: Members of the Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets will set out to visit the Buffalo Naval Park.
July 22nd at 2 PM: WWII Veterans Panel at JCC’s Scharmann Theater: Local veterans will share their personal experiences in WWII. This is a follow up to the event that was held at the Robert H. Jackson. This event will be open to the public and will be of interest to all age groups.
August 19th: D-Day Reenactment: Members of the Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets are to attend a D-Day Reenactment in Conneaut, Ohio. Businesses, civic groups and individuals who are interested in alleviating transportation and other expenses for this trip should email email@example.com.
Visit http://www.ddayohio.us/schedule.htm to learn more about D-Day Conneaut.
September 23rd: Washington D.C. Honor Flight: Members of the Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets will travel to Washington D.C. to observe an Honor Flight.