From the COMMANDER Spring 2021

From the COMMANDER Spring 2021

Good Spring to all. I sincerely hope and pray that everyone in the chapter and area are safe and maintaining okay. Amid the unprecedented crisis of Covid 19, we are under extremely difficult and challenging times for all our citizens. As we head into the summer it...
Meet Shirrell McCarey

Meet Shirrell McCarey

With the passing of our beloved Treasurer Craige W. Osborne, Shirrell McCarey has accepted the position on the elected board this last fall. Previously, she has held the position of SEC, Chapter Commander, Adjutant, and many other chapter and state level DAV...
DAV Events Cancelled for the Year

DAV Events Cancelled for the Year

Covid 19 impacting all activities. Until the Covid 19 crisis is over, we have decided to echo those local positions of the City of Palm Springs – that is to remain closed for events. At this point Chapter 66 will NOT be conducting the annual Forget Me Not Fund...
Charles Sharples and Craige Osborne

Charles Sharples and Craige Osborne

Vietnam War veterans Charles Sharples and Craige Osborne were friends, neighbors and part of the gay community in California’s Coachella Valley. They belonged to the same veterans organizations, volunteered and traveled together. They particularly enjoyed cruises....
From the COMMANDER

From the COMMANDER

It is with immense honor that I have served as your Commander for the past two years. We have had many achievements over the last several years – the “Forget-Me-Not” fund drives, the VillageFest and participation in the Veteran’s Day Parade – to name a...