From the COMMANDER 2022

From the COMMANDER 2022

Hello to all as we enter the spring of 2022. We are excited to announce that we are meeting back in person for all meetings now with the significant decreases in Covid 19 and the Omicron variation of the virus. Our next several meetings are important to us as it is...
From the COMMANDER – Winter 2021

From the COMMANDER – Winter 2021

Hello to all for this winter season. We have come out of our two-month dark time due to heat and are conducting meetings in person following local and state restrictions for such gatherings. The Elected Board held a meeting in August to discuss where we are and how we...
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....