Community Extra: In Uniform

Active Duty

Air Force Airman Joshua G. Liebelt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Liebelt is the son of Pamela and Galen Liebelt of Marysville. He graduated from a home-school program in 2012.

Megan Nicole Rice of Snohomish is attending the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Bruce and Melanie Rice and granddaughter of Terri English of Mountlake Terrace and Don Rice of Seattle. She had been attending North Seattle Community College. Fewer than 300 appointments are offered annually from a pool of more than 2,500 applicants. She will graduate as a commissioned officer.

Air Force Airman Ryan M. Kessler graduated from Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Kessler is the son of Brian and Christi Wagner of Marysville and Brian and April Teichgraber of Canada. His younger siblings are Hannah, Alex and Ashley Wagner and Tate and Eli Teichgraber. Kessler is a 2011 graduate of Marysville Pilchuck and Mountain View high schools.

Navy Airman Recruit Jonathan C. Fugier, son of Christopher Fugier of Arlington and grandson of Ruby Schmelzer of Snohomish and Kenneth Hansen of Garden City, Idaho, recently completed basic training at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Fugier is a 2011 graduate of Granite Falls High School.

Veterans calendar

Fleet Reserve Association Branch170: Branch meetings are held at 5 p.m. second Wednesdays, 6802 Beverly Blvd., Everett. 425-353-2600.

The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 12: 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Lynnwood Elks Club, 6620 196th St. SW. All combat-wounded veterans awarded the Purple Heart are welcome to attend. Call Keith Reyes, 360-631-4467.

Disabled American Veterans, Martin T. Sofie Sunshine Chapter 13: 11:30 a.m. second Thursdays, Lynnwood Elks, 6620 196th St. SW. Call Gil, 425-742-1600.

Coast Guard Auxiliary: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Port of Everett Conference Center, 404 14th St. Marie Porterfield, 425-629-3241, 509-949-6715 or Marie.Porterfield64@gmail.com.

Fleet Reserve Association and Ladies Fleet Reserve Association Unit and Branch 18: Lunch noon, meeting 1 p.m. second Saturdays, 23003 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. 425-771-2774.

Veterans: A group of veterans of wars in foreign lands (not associated with VFW) meets at 1 p.m., second Wednesdays, Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard, Everett. Call 425-257-8780.

American Legion

Legion Post 58: Arthur Kincaid Post meets 7 p.m. third Tuesdays, Odd Fellows Building, 610 Lewis St., Monroe. Call Bob at 360-863-3544 or go to www.americanlegionmonroe.org.

Legion Post 66: 6 p.m. third Mondays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call Les, 206-546-6831.

Legion Post 234: 7 p.m. second Mondays, Legion Hall, 22909 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Call Frank Martinez, 425-697-4102.

Legion Post 37: 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Lynnwood Elks Club, 6620 196th St. SW. 425-585-0279.

Legion Post 92: Stanwood offers prime rib dinner, 4:30 p.m., third Fridays. Legion and auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., second Mondays, 26921 88th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Service office, 360-629-8021, open 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to help veterans.

Legion Post 66: 6 p.m. third Mondays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call Les, 206-546-6831.

Legion Post 96: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Legion Hall, 1201 First St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-5340.

Legion Post 6: 6 p.m. second Thursdays, the Fleet Reserve Association Club, 6802 Beverly Blvd., Everett. Call Marvin at 425-923-8172.

Legion Post 181: 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Lake Stevens Community Center, 1812 124th Ave. NE. Call Tom at 425-314-5865, Tony at 360-631-3242, or Vern at 425-343-9637; email info@post181.org; or go to www.post181.org.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Oak Harbor’s Whitehead-Muzzall VFW Post 7392: 360-675-4048 or go to vfwpost7392.org.

Sultan VFW Post 2554 and Ladies Auxiliary: 7 p.m., second Thursdays, United Methodist Church, 211 Birch Ave., Sultan. Call Cmdr. Chuck Donahue 425-870-0235.

Arlington Boyer-Daniel VFW Post 1561: 7 p.m. first Tuesdays. For meeting location, call 425-232-8453, 360-435-6677 or go to vfw1561.org. Veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join.

Monroe VFW Post 7511: 7 p.m., second Thursdays, IOOF Hall, 610 Lewis St., Monroe. Call Ken, 425-315-3509.

Edmonds VFW Post 8870 and Ladies Auxiliary: Lunch at 11:45 a.m., meeting at 12:30 p.m. second Fridays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Fred at 206-940-7502, email quartermaster@vfw8870.org or go to www.vfw8870.org.

Snohomish Gay Jones VFW Post 921 and Auxiliary: 1 p.m. second Saturdays, Boys &Girls Club, 402 Second St., Snohomish. Most overseas veterans are eligible. Help for all veterans who need a hand-up. Call 425-397-7111.

Everett Old Guard VFW Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. fourth Thursdays, 2711 Oaks Ave., Everett. Ladies Auxiliary 2100: 6:30 p.m. second Monday. Call 425-337-1559 or go to www.vfwpost2100.org.

Lynnwood VFW Post 1040: first Thursdays, Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynn­wood. Call Martin, 425-774-7416, or Frank, 425-697-4102.

Gold Bar Martin-Osterholtz VFW Post 9417: 6 p.m. first Thursdays. Call “Sarge” Watkins at 425-931-1638. Ladies Auxiliary: 4 p.m. first Thursdays. Call Arden King at 360-793-2786.

To submit news for this column, contact reporter Gale Fiege: 425-338-3427; gfiege@heraldnet.com.

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