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Lompoc Unit Donates $500 to Fallen Warriors Project

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IBEW 1245′s Lompoc Unit presented a $500 donation to the Lompoc Valley Fallen Warriors Memorial Project. The funds will go towards construction of a new veterans memorial in Lompoc that aims to honor and memorialize veterans who died in the line of duty. According to the Lompoc Fallen Warriors website, ” The Memorial will embrace the existing […]

Redding Veterans Resource Center & IBEW Local 1245 Raise More Than $1,000 at 1st Annual Trap Fun Shoot

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story and photos by Phil Alleman, IBEW 1245 Veterans Committee On Sunday August 10, the Redding IBEW Local 1245 Veteran’s Group partnered with the Redding Veteran’s Resource Center to put on their first annual Trap Fun Shoot at the Redding Gun Club.  The event raised more than $1,000, with all proceeds going directly to assist Shasta […]

My Story: Jordan Bean

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Nevada Air National Guard, 2003-present (Active Duty & Reserves) 1st Sergeant, Aerial Delivery I was deployed for almost four years straight, and I did tours of duty in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Uzbekistan, Germany and Amsterdam. The most memorable part of my service was definitely all of the different places I got to travel; I probably would […]

My Story: Jose “Joe” Sanchez

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U.S. Marine Corps, 1992-1998 Heavy Equipment Operator & Combat Engineer I served on the West Coast, at Camp Pendleton in Bakersfield, and on the East Coast at Camp Lejuene in Jacksonville, North Carolina. I also did a brief stint in Korea, at Camp Casey, neat the DMZ. I was there for three months. For me, […]

My Story: John Wayne Daniel

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US Army, 25th Infantry Division, 1975-1978 Combat Engineer, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii I was volunteer army, stationed at Schofield Barracks on active duty for 32 months. When I got out of the military, it wasn’t easy, and I was kind of bitter. My dad, a Navy Vet and Pearl Harbor survivor who served for 24 years, […]

IBEW 1245 vets present $500 donation to Veterans Resource Center

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On July 2nd, IBEW 1245 Veterans Committee members Phil Alleman & Mike Grandmain presented a Community Fund Check in the amount of $500.00 to the  Veteran’s Resource Centers of America (VRC) in Redding.  This donation will assist Redding Veterans with housing and special needs.  “The motto of Shasta County is ‘Where We Honor Our Veterans.’  The […]