Lakewood Ranch Veterans Group Donates Bike to Turning Points

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Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters’ monthly meeting on February 12 featured the donation of a nearly new road bike to Turning Points spokesperson Edwin Robinson, who was our guest speaker. “A resident of our Del Webb community passed away shortly after purchasing a high quality road bike,” explained AVMS Commander Herman Martinez. “His wife was … Read More

Next DWLWR Veterans and Military Supporters Meeting: March 12th at 6:30pm in the Oasis Club House

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In March, we host Ambassador Deb Kehoe (Left in picture) who represents Homes For Our Troops. HFOT is a wonderful organization that provides debt-free housing for those combat-wounded veterans who can no longer be employable. AVMS Commander Herman Martinez was personally involved in a similar program in the Orlando area. “I can tell you, it brings you chills when you … Read More

Next DWLWR Veterans and Military Supporters Meeting: February 12th at 6:30pm in the Oasis Club House

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Lakewood Ranch Veterans Group Monthly Meeting February 12 Come join us for our Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters February meeting on Tuesday, February 12. Our guest speaker for the meeting is Mr. Edwin Robinson, Program Manager for Turning Points, a local community and Veterans service organization “Yellow Ribbon Program”. This is a wonderful cause in … Read More

Richard Albero Speaks at Lakewood Ranch Veterans Group Meeting

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Albero Walked 1,200 Miles, Raised $56,000 for Project Wounded Warrior Del Webb Lakewood Ranch resident Richard Albero was guest speaker at the October 9, 2018 monthly meeting of the Association of Veterans and Military Supporters. Albero offered a short presentation about his solo 1,200 mile walk that raised $56,000 for Project Wounded Warrior. Albero’s effort occurred 3 years ago starting … Read More

Member of the Quarter: Steve Dretar

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Lt Col Steve Dretar

Member of the Quarter: Steve Dretar Lt. Col Stephen Dretar entered the USAF on June 6, 1973, after graduating from the USAF Academy. After graduation, he attended pilot training at Laughlin AFB, TX and F4C fighter transition training at Luke AFB, AZ. Subsequent assignments included: Elmendorf AFB, Alaska Osan AB, Japan and ROK Holloman AFB, Arizona Lt Col Dretar retired … Read More

Next DWLWR Veterans and Military Supporters Meeting will be October 9th from 6:30 to 8pm in the Club House.

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Lakewood Ranch Veterans Group Monthly Meeting October 9 Join us for our next veterans group meeting on October 9 at 6:30pm. Our guest speaker is Del Webb Lakewood Ranch resident Richard Albero who will do a short presentation about his solo 1,200 mile walk 3 years ago from Tampa, FL to Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. Albero raised $56,000 … Read More

Veterans Group at Del Webb in Lakewood Ranch Shows Its Colors

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Del Webb AVMS: In The News Local web publication YourObserver.com published an article in their May 30, 2018 edition featuring Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters and Commander Herman Martinez. The article focused on the successful Lakewood Ranch veterans group initiative to have a flag placed in as many yards as possible in our Del Webb … Read More