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Brother Athanasiou is honored by Chapter 319, Port
Jefferson, N.Y.
Dr. Daly (right) is the first DOP
member to receive the Medal for
Military Service in District 14.
Presented by DOP DG Sperides.

James S. Scofield Chapter 15 President Detsis
(right) presents a donation to PSG Stamoulis in
St. Petersburg, Fla.

In addition to honoring veterans, Ahepans in
District 2, Florida, raised funds for the AHEPA Service
Dogs for Warriors National Project. In Clearwater, 27
veterans were honored by the community at an
event held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church,
November 13, 2017. In nearby St. Petersburg, the
James S. Scofield Chapter 15 held a "Taverna Hellas"
fundraising event on Veterans Day that raised $650
for the AHEPA Service Dogs for Warriors National
Project. Chapter 15 President Jimmy Detsis presented the donation to Past Supreme Governor
Charles Stamoulis, who is a member of the AHEPA
Veterans Committee.
Moreover, initiatives to help veterans did not
just happen in November. In January, brothers from
Socrates Chapter 6, Jacksonville, Fla., volunteered
to cook and feed veterans at Five S.T.A.R. Veterans
Veterans honored in Des Moines, Iowa.
Center. The Center's goal is to get homeless veterans
mentally and physically healthy so they can return
honored throughout the Empire
to work, reunite with their families and successfully regain
State.
control of their lives. In this regard, the Center offers safe and
AHEPA Chapter 319, Port
secure housing, food and other support.
Jefferson, N.Y., organized an
Past District 20 Governor Storton
presents retired U.S. Navy Captain
In John G. Thevos District 5, Ahepans paid their respects to
event to honor one of its own,
Steele with a medal and certificate.
those who made the ultimate sacrifice. District Governor Zenon
Brother Stefanos Athanasiou, a
Christodoulou and Past District Governor and Veteran George
veteran of the United States Air
Karatzia laid a wreath at the  New Jersey Vietnam Veterans
Force, November 12, 2017. Brother Athanasiou spoke briefly
Memorial.
about being a veteran and discussed his time with the Air
On the West Coast, Chapter 528, Palm Desert, Calif., recogForce. The program also featured Brother Gus Kapassakis, who
nized retired U.S. Navy Captain Dr. Stephan Steele, who retired
delivered a lecture on the history of Greek immigrants and
on November 5 after 31 years of military service. Past District
their roles in the U.S. military during World War II. Those in
20 Governor Wynn Storton, who also serves as co-chair of the
attendance at the Port Jefferson event described it as an "upliftAHEPA Veterans Committee, presented Dr. Steele with the
ing experience" as the brothers of the newly revived chapter
AHEPA Medal for Military Service and certificate.
proudly stood together to honor and celebrate their veterans.
Please visit  ahepaveterans.org  to register veterans from
In Syracuse, Chapter 37 held its second annual event
your community and to order the AHEPA Medal for Military
to honor veterans on Veterans Day at Saint Sophia Greek
Service. The committee also encourages chapters to submit
Orthodox Church. The chapter honored all veterans who
photographs from events honoring veterans via email, webserved in the United States and Greek Armed Forces during
master@ahepaveterans.org.
World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Many of the veterans served
in combat zones.

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