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Air Force Airman 1st Class Vincent A. Doherty graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Doherty is the son of Evelyn and Mark Doherty of Marysville. He is a 2005 graduate of Marysville-Pilchuck High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2011 from Central Washington University.

Air Force Airman Abigail S. Schranck graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Schranck is the daughter of Joan and Rick Schranck of Arlington. She is a 2012 graduate of Arlington High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class William G. Cox graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Cox earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Brenda Kohlmyer of Lynnwood and Jim Cox of Brier. The airman is a 2012 graduate of Meadowdale High School.

Army Pfc. Tylor Harper attended a paralegal warrior training course at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Harper currently is serving as a paralegal specialist with the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Marysville. He is a 2013 graduate of Lynnwood High School. He is the son of Alisa Harper of St. Louis, Missouri.

Army Spc. Matthew T. Fuller has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Fuller is the son of Cindy Fuller of Bothell. He is a 2006 graduate of Cascade High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2011 from University Of Washington.

Veterans news

Soldier Ride: Wounded Warrior Project’s rehabilitative cycling event, Soldier Ride, is Aug. 7, 8 and 9, beginning in Oak Harbor and covering Whidbey and San Juan islands.

For more information on Soldier Ride and Wounded Warrior Project, go to

Traveling memorial wall: The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall is to be erected July 31 outside the Veterans Memorial Museum just off I-5 in Chehalis and remain up through Aug. 3. Speakers at the opening event at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 will include veterans and those who lost love ones.

The wall bears the names of more than 58,000 men and women lost during the Vietnam War. Volunteers will help people find names and chaplains plan to be on duty to offer counsel. The traveling wall will be escorted into town July 30 by motorcyclists from the Brothers in Arms.

At 11 a.m. on Aug. 2, a Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day program is planned.

Veterans calendar

Fleet Reserve Association Branch 170: 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. Call Keith Reyes, 1-844-4MOPH12.

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

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

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; or go to

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Gold Bar Martin-Osterholtz VFW Post 9417: 6 p.m. first Thursdays. Auxiliary hosts a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. July 26 at 301 Third St., Gold Bar. Suggested donation is $5. Call “Sarge” Watkins at 425-931-1638. Ladies Auxiliary: 3 p.m. first Thursdays. Call Arden King at 360-793-2786.

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

Sultan VFW Post 2554 and Ladies Auxiliary: 7 p.m., second Thursdays, United Methodist Church, 211 Birch Ave., Sultan. Call 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

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 or go to

Snohomish Gay Jones VFW Post 921 and Auxiliary: 1 p.m. second Saturdays, Boys &Girls Club, 402 Second St., Snohomish. 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

Lynnwood VFW Post 1040: 7 p.m., first Thursdays, Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynn­wood. Call Martin, 425-774-7416, or Frank, 425-697-4102. Lynnwood VFW Post 1040 Ladies Auxiliary meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at the same location. Contact Myra Rintamaki, 206-235-0348 for more information.

To submit news for this column, contact reporter Gale Fiege: 425-338-3427;

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