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Events

Trip Report and Pics from Mike's Farm

Trip Report and Pics from Mike's Farm Holiday Special Event Dec. 12, 2017
Trip Report and Pics from Mike's Farm

Holiday Special Event Dec. 12, 2017

Mike's Farm Dinner and Hayride Special Event.

On December 12th, SENCLAND members, spouses and their guests filled a coach bus for a trip from Wilmington to Mike's Farm. Leaving the driving for the coach lines driver, members enjoyed a peaceful ride through the country before arriving at the event. SENCLAND members were treated to a fabulous "All You Can Eat" country style dinner. Our member's favorites were the Southern Fried Chicken and the Cheesy-Gooey Mac and Cheese. At the conclusion of the meal and once all had as much to eat as they desired, we enjoyed a hay ride through the Lighted Christmas Forest. Christmas and Patriotic music filled the cool night air as our SENCLAND party passed by the lighted villages and a live display of the Nativity and Holy Family. To conclude the ride, Mike's Farm had a large American Flag displayed and while the hayride stopped to honor the flag, we recited of the Pledge of Alegiance. All had a wonderful time and many have already requested we plan a visit again in the near future.

If you have any suggestions for future special events, please contact our Special Evenats coordinator, Ed Sullivan at 910-599-1595.

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General Info

Capt. Bob Philpott, USCG(Ret) SENCLAND Member Honored


Capt. Bob Philpott, USCG(Ret) SENCLAND Member Honored CFCC Veterans Center

CFCC Veterans Center

Cape Fear​ ​Community College named its campus​ ​veterans’​ ​center after longtime student veteran advocate Bob Philpott​ ​as part of a series of events to celebrate Veterans Day on Nov 11, 2014.

Before retiring​ ​as CFCC’s veterans affairs coordinator​ ​earlier this year, Philpott helped establish CFCC’s veterans center on campus three years ago and was well-known for his support of student veterans and their family members.

As a 26-year U.S. Coast Guard veteran,​ ​Philpott commanded​ ​the​ ​US​ ​Coast Guard Cutters​ ​Gallatin​ ​and Vigilant during​ ​search and​ ​rescue missions as well as drug interdiction operations. Bob was​ ​awarded two presidential meritorious service medals​.​

After his service to the Coast Guard, Philpott joined CFCC’s staff in December of 1993, as an economics instructor.​ ​He​ ​then​ ​served​ ​as​ ​dean of​ ​vocational and​ ​technical programs​ ​until 2011. Afterwards, he transitioned into his role as CFCC’s veterans affairs coordinator.

CFCC President Dr. Ted Spring credited Philpott’s dedication to the college’s student veteran population.

“Under Mr. Philpot’s leadership, CFCC was recognized nationally for three consecutive years as a Military Friendly School and is considered a model for schools around the country,” Dr. Spring stated.

Philpott’​s ​distinguished service extends beyond his time in the US Coast Guard.

In fact, in 2007,​ ​he received​ ​the North Carolina Community College System Employee of the Year Award.

The​ ​naming​ ​ceremony was among several veteran-related activities held at the college today. Other events included a forum entitled “Remembering the First World War”, which featured presentations about the creation of war memorials, World War I writers,​ ​and the battle of Verdun. The college also held a ceremony to honor all student veterans and employees on campus.

Military veterans and​ ​their​ ​family members make up nearly​ ​10 percent of CFCC’s student population in degree-seeking programs. CFCC opened the veterans center three years ago to better accommodate to needs of military personnel and their family members who are taking classes at the college.

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Oak Island Veteran Honored by JROTC

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Return of POW's from NVN 40th Anniversary

NVN POWs - 40 years later

Not many know that Diane Sawyer worked as an assistant to Ron Ziegler, Press Secretary to Richard Nixon. This video is pretty neat.

If this doesn't get to you, CHECK YOUR PULSE. YOU MAY BE DEAD. What is not mentioned about Nixon is that he approved operation Rolling Thunder which instigated the heavy bombing of Hanoi and eventually convinced the Vietnamese that it was time to end the war.

No matter what one may think of Nixon now - watch this!

Video of POW Return and 40th Anniversary

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Miscellaneous

Vietnam Wall Locator by State

Pictures and Biography of the Fallen

Vietnam Wall

First click on a state. When it opens, scroll down to the city and the names will appear. Then click on their names. It should show you a picture of the person, or at least their bio and medals.

This really is an amazing web site. Someone spent a lot of time and effort to create it.

I hope that everyone who receives this appreciates what those who served in Vietnam sacrificed for our country.

The link below is a virtual wall of all those lost during the Vietnam war with the names, bio's and other information on our lost heroes. Those who remember that time frame, or perhaps lost friends or family can look them up on this site. Pass the link on to others, as many knew wonderful people whose names are listed.

http://www.virtualwall.org/iStates.htm

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Leaving a Lasting Legacy to MOAA

Codicil

Leave a lasting LEGACY to MOAA SENCLand.

Please consider a gift to the MOAA's SENCLand Chapter via your will or trust, which will perpetuate the goals and objectives of MOAA. Below is sample codicil that you may attach to your will or use the language in your will or trust: Please send a copy of your signed and witnessed codicil to the treasurer.

“I give, devise and bequeath to the SENCLand Chapter of MOAA, a North Carolina non-profit organization, the sum of $____________________ to be divided $_______________ for the SENCLand scholarship fund, and $______________ for the operating fund for the SENCLand.

In memory of __or in honor of __(please check one)____________________________________

_________________________________ (signature) ___________________________ (witness)

_________________________________ (printed name) _________________ ___(printed name)

DATE: ____________

ADDRESS:_____________________________________________________________”

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Agent Orange Information for Veterans

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Past Programs and Speakers

We are very proud of our history of having extraordinary speakers and programs. Our members contribute great ideas and we believe that this is a major strength of our chapter.

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