Flag retirement ceremony conducted by the Kit Carson VFW Post

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Members of Kit Carson VFW Post and Auxiliary 3411 retired approximately 75 American and POW flags at their October 11, 2022 meeting.  

Taps were played as the members saluted the flags that were retired.  

Those who attended the ceremony were Rich Glover, Amanda Plitz, Mike Jenkins, Rod and Judy Houser, Areta Laird, Rayetta and Bart Addy, Betsy Evans

Quilts of Valor awards presented in Kit Carson

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September 13, Quilts of Valor were presented to Kit Carson VFW Post 3411 members Rod Houser and Ronald White at their regular post meeting. 

In 2003, while her son was deployed to Iraq, a quilter named Catherine Roberts started the movement that became known as Quilts of Valor.  Since that time over 300,000 Quilts of Valor have been awarded.  Their mission is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. 

PACT Act providing health care to burn pit victims caps decades of denied benefits for veterans

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President Joe Biden on Aug. 10, 2022, signed into law legislation that will require the Veterans Administration to provide health services to soldiers suffering from more than 20 diseases associated with burn pits, including several forms of cancer and lung disease.