On July 4, 2014, the Veterans Breakfast Club held a storytelling breakfast at the Comfort Inn Conference Center, Penn Hills, Pennsylvania. The event was hosted by VBC executive director Todd DePastino. Audio engineered by Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative.
Program: Walt Patton, Army Air Corps WWII, Nat'l Anthem; Christine McGuire, The Cedars sponsor; Don Vitous, WWII Coast Guard on sea bag; Milan Yencho, Korean War, Coast Guard on sea bag; Joe Lynch, WWII Army Air Corps on 25 missions; Bill Saslaw, WWII Army Air Corps, Pacific; Ed Deenihan, WWII Army Air Corps, CBI; Don Vitous, Jr. on WWII vets; Leonard Weitzman, WWII infantry officer; Larry Kushner, 3rd Ranger Battalion, WWII POW; Ralph Zyskowski WWII Army infantry Europe 26th Div., frozen feet; Dick Williams on WWII food; Vic DiCarlo WWII 80th Infantry Division demolition; Jacque Kling, Navy, OIF, VBC volunteer; Walt Patton, God Bless America.
This event was made possible with special help from VBC volunteers and the generous support from our sponsors and donations from the public. The mission of the Veterans Breakfast Club is to create communities of listening around veterans and their stories. We accomplish this through public storytelling programs where veterans of all eras can share their memories and build camaraderie.
For more information about other breakfast events in the Greater Pittsburgh area, contact The Veterans Breakfast Club.
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