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May 12 2011 Veterans Newsletter

Here's the latest article from the Veterans site at

First Woman to Fly a Bomber
Lettice Curtis was the first of twelve women chosen to attain Class 5. As such, she is the first woman to fly a bomber. She flew the Avro Lancaster bomber. Asked why she didn't press to fly in battle: "There was no question of it, and it was not a question you asked. It just never came up."

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Looking Ahead: May 26’s article is written by a fantastic teen writer. Once you read what this young man has to say about veterans, I hope you will all respond via email to my incredible guest. Those of you from Chicago – he’s one of yours! Floridians – he moved here four years ago and we are SO lucky to have him!! Watch for this!!

Have you taken a look at the Veterans Forum lately? Don’t just look – POST something! Please. LOL

Games and Quizzes for Veterans have all been placed under the Shore Leave section on the left-hand side of the main page.
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. Let me know which articles are useful for you and what other content you would like to see. This site is for you!

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There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
~ Beverly Sills

My first book -- Minna Pegeen -- is now listed with many bookstores. It's about doing the right thing, no matter what the cost.
Let me know if you purchase a copy and I'll send an autographed sheet to insert inside the front cover.
I have several book signing events scheduled in the central Florida area May, June & July. I’d love for you to drop by and tell me about yourself! See my website for specifics

Also, I have launched two new blogs: will be of interest to Veterans. will be of interest to people who crochet or knit.
A wonderful blog about job-searching is
If you know of any blogs you think Veterans would be interested in, please email and let me know!

At Ease,
Evelyn Rainey, Veterans Editor

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