Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Lambach, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Gossett and other sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan volunteered to assist in the Special Olympics Washington competition for disabled athletes this spring at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
Sailors supported the participating athletes by guiding and cheering them to the finish line. They also worked as time-keepers, award presenters, data entry personnel, announcers and judges. Lambach is a 2003 graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School. He joined the Navy in March 2007 and is the son of Veronica Lambach of Mountlake Terrace. Gossett is the son of Shawna and Brett Gossett of Marysville. A 2002 graduate of Arlington High School of Arlington, he joined the Navy in October 2002.
Navy Seaman Nickolas Naslund, son of Marianne and Kevin Naslund of Sultan, has completed basic training at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Naslund is a 2010 graduate of Sultan High School.
Air Force Airman Peter Camacho graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Camacho is the son of Sherrea Camacho of Everett. He is a 2009 graduate of Mariner High School.
Air Force Airman Felipe Herrera graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Herrera is the son of Edelmira Palacios of Lynnwood and is a 2011 graduate of Henry M. Jackson High School, Mill Creek.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Edmonds Post 8870 and Ladies Auxiliary: 12:30 p.m., second Fridays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call Fred at 206-940-7502.
Arlington Boyer-Daniel Post 1561: 7 p.m. first Tuesdays at the Servpro office, 13421 39th Ave. NE. All veterans who have served honorably and received a combat or campaign medal are eligible to join. Call 425-232-8453, 360-435-6677 or go to http://vfw1561.org.
Gay Jones Post 921 and Auxiliary: 1 p.m. third Saturdays at the 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 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. The Post 2100 Ladies Auxiliary offers a tea from noon to 4 p.m. June 30 at 2711 Oaks Ave. RSVP to Mary Davenport, 425-760-0102.
Lynnwood Post 1040: First Thursdays at the Alderwood Youth Club, 19619 24th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call 425-774-7416, 425-697-4102 or 425-486-2637.
Old Guard Post 2100: 6:30 p.m. last Thursday of every month at 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Call 425-252-2100.
Gold Bar Post 9417: 6 p.m. first Thursdays. Call “Sarge” Watkins at 425-931-1638. The Ladies Auxiliary: 4 p.m. first Wednesdays. Call Arden King at 360-793-2786.
Legion Post 96: 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month at 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 Tuesday of each month at the Odd Fellows Building, 610 Lewis St., Monroe. Call Bob at 360-863-3544 or go to www.americanlegion monroe.org.
Legion Post 6: 7 p.m. second Thursday of every month at the VFW Hall, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett. Call Marvin at 425-224-4137.
Legion Post 181: 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of each month at the 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 email@example.com; or go to [URL]www.post181.org;http://www.post181.org.
To submit news for Active Duty and Veterans Calendar, contact reporter Gale Fiege: 425-339-3427