Air Force Airman 1st Class Kiana C. Scott graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Scott is the daughter of Janet Scott of St. George, Utah. She is a 2007 graduate of Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2011 from the University of Utah.
Air Force Airman Kurt D. Nelson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Nelson is the son of Ronn Nelson of Clinton. He is a 2008 graduate of South Whidbey High School, Langley.
Navy Seaman Recruit Kelsee Lillian Reese, daughter of Mark and Tracey Reese of Everett and Carrie and Jeff Boothby of Bothell, has completed basic training at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes. She hopes to become a turbine engineer. Reese is a 2012 graduate of Mariner High School and is the granddaughter of Sharon Reese of Everett.
Air Force Airman Samuel R. Greenwell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Greenwell is the son of Kimberly Prescott of Everett and is a 2011 graduate of Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek.
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 Ernie at 425-512-9786 or the senior center at 257-8780.
Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 12: 7 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Lynnwood Elks Club, 6620 196th St. SW. All veterans who were awarded the Purple Heart are welcome and encouraged to attend. Call Keith Reyes, 360-631-4467, or Phil Sacks, 425-741-7311.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Sultan VFW Post 2554 and Ladies Auxiliary: 7:30 p.m., second Thursdays, United Methodist Church, 211 Birch Ave., Sultan. Call 360-793-1879 or 360-793-3296.
Monroe VFW Post 7511: Noon, 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. Call Fred at 206-940-7502, go to www.vfw8870.org or email email@example.com.
Arlington Boyer-Daniel VFW Post 1561: 7 p.m. first Tuesdays. For meeting location, call 425-232-8453, 360-435-6677 or go to http://vfw1561.org. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join.
Snohomish Gay Jones VFW Post 921 and Auxiliary: 1 p.m. third 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 VFW Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. fourth Thursday, 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.
Old Guard VFW Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. last Thursday, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Call 425-252-2100.
Gold Bar VFW Post 9417: 6 p.m. first Thursdays. Call “Sarge” Watkins at 425-931-1638. Ladies Auxiliary: 4 p.m. first Wednesdays. Call Arden King at 360-793-2786.
Whitehead-Muzzall VFW Post 7392: 360-675-4048 or go to http://vfwpost7392.org.
Legion Post 66: 6 p.m. third Mondays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call John, 425-743-7430
Legion Post 96: 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Legion Hall, 1201 First St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-5340. Post 96 is raising funds for a large mural created by David Hose.
Legion Post 58: 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 6: 7 p.m. second Thursdays, VFW Hall, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Call Marvin at 425-224-4137.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to [URL]www.post181.org;http://www.post181.org.
Legion Post 178: 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Legion Hall, 2nd Street and Cedar Avenue NE, Marysville. Social hour at 6 p.m. Call Jeremiah at 253-405-8175 or Lett at 425-220-4940.
Whidbey Island Naval Air Station: Military retiree seminar set
A free seminar for military retirees is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Nor’Wester at Ault Field.
Military retirees and their spouses from all service branches are encouraged to attend this annual seminar, which covers earned entitlements, eligibility and legislative changes to programs and services.
Surviving spouses are particularly encouraged to attend this seminar to find out about benefits and resources available to them.
This event is presented by the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Retired Activities Office, in conjunction with the Fleet and Family Support Center.
For more information, call the Fleet and Family Support Center at 360-257-6289.
To submit news for this column, contact reporter Gale Fiege: 425-339-3427