Apr
19
2017
April Meeting
KofC Hall, Bellevue
Bellevue, NE
Williamsbill
Honor flight for Vietnam Veterans
Bill Williams and his wife have been organizing Honor Flights for Veterans for several years. They spoke to our group just after the WWII flights began. They started flights for Vietnam veterans last year and are planning another this year. Bill Williams is the co-founder of Patriotic Productions and its mission that includes the "Remembering Our Fallen" exhibits. He is also the volunteer organizer of the Heartland Honor Flights, which took 1,500 World War II Veterans and 600 Korean War Veterans to Washington D.C. since 2008. Bill was appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts to serve on the Commission on Military and Veteran Affairs. He has a Bachelor of Science in History from Dakota State College and taught high school and coached for five years, before turning to a career in sales, most of it while self-employed. See: http://www.patrioticproductions.org/

Synopsis

Flight Captain, Bob McKee, called the April 19, 2017, Le May 16 Flight, Daedalian Meeting to order 11:30 A.M. at the Knights of Columbus Hall located in Bellevue, NE with 29 members and 3 guests present. Dick Williams offered the invocation and Bob McKee led the Pledge of Allegiance. Acting Provost Marshall, John Tresemer, offered toasts. A roast beef entree or chef’s salad was served. Following the meal, Mr. Bill Williams, the co-founder of Patriotic Productions and its mission that includes the “Remembering Our Fallen” exhibits and the organizer of WWII, Korean War and Vietnam veterans “Honor Flights” gave an interesting presentation.. Michael Cook won the Scholarship Fund “give away” at this meeting. With no further business to be conducted, Flight Captain McKee adjourned the meeting at 1:00 P.M. Respectfully submitted, //signed// John T. Tresemer Adjutant, Le May 16 Flight