Propeller Club Honors All Who Have Served Armed Forces
By Space Coast Daily // November 16, 2014
2015 PROPELLER CLUB OFFICERS SWORN IN
ABOVE VIDEO: Space Coast Honor Flights honor that spirit and the courage that accompanies it. The program was created in appreciation of the unassuming heroes who made incredible sacrifices in order to ensure America’s freedom.
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Propeller Club of Port Canaveral held the November monthly luncheon on Veteran’s Day at Fishlips in Port Canaveral, and honored all who have served in our country’s Armed Forces and the Merchant Marine.
Lt. General Bill Welser, USAF (Ret.), President of Space Coast Honor Flight, served as the luncheon guest speaker.
Space Coast Honor Flight is an organization which has taken over 600 World War II and Korean War veterans on one-day, all-expense-paid trips to Washington D.C. to visit the war memorials and the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Arlington.
There were few dry eyes in the room as Lt. Gen. Welser described some of the life-changing affects these trips have had on the veterans.
For more information about Space Coast Honor Flight log to SpaceCoastHonorFlight.org
PROPELLER CLUB OFFICERS SWORN IN
Luncheon attendees were treated to a medley of our armed services hymns, including the hymns of the Coast Guard and the Merchant Marine, performed by musicians Steve Kirsner and Dennis Thompson.
The Canaveral Pilots Association treated all veterans in attendance to lunch.The November luncheon served as the Propeller Club’s annual meeting and the Officers and Board for 2015 were elected and sworn in.
The Propeller Club of Port Canaveral is a local chapter of the International Propeller Club of the United States, an international business network dedicated to the promotion of the maritime industry, commerce and global trade.
The Port Canaveral club supports the local maritime and port community. For more information log on to www.PropellerClubCanaveral.com