Missing In America Project
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2014 Calendar

January
21 PENNSYVANIA: A full military honors funeral will be held at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies at for two veterans.   For more information, contact Lanny Golden at lrgolden@atlanticbb.net or (724) 439-4757.
 
29 NEW YORK: MIAP/Dignity Memorial Service at 1330 hours for one veteran will be held at Calverton National Cemetery, Long Island, NY.
For more information, contact John Caldarelli at (631) 261-3807.
 
February
22 CALIFORNIA - MIAP will have an information table at the 23rd Annual Heritage Faire in Redding. Volunteers needed!   For more information contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us or (530) 226-9900.
 
22-23 CALIFORNIA - MIAP sponsors new class, "Most Patriotic", in
Redding HOG's Bike Show.
 
22-23 CALIFORNIA - MIAP Information Booth and ticket sales for the MIAP Camp for Life patriotic quilt at the Guns, Antiques and Collectibles Show
sponsored by the Redding Breakfast Lions Club.
 
26 CALIFORNIA: Parsons Junior High School in Redding - Tribute to Veterans
Poster     Invitation
 
March
8 WASHINGTON: Full Military honors funeral will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery for 15 veterans at 1200 hrs.   For more information, contact Bob Patrick at Washington@miap.us or (206) 450-0620.   "Honor Ride"
 
14 OREGON: MIAP Escort for 1 unclaimed veteran from Medford to Eagle Point National Cemetery.   For more information, contact Bud Thieme, Oregon State MIAP Coordinator at bikerpapa@miap.us or (541) 660-2619.
 
18 CALIFORNIA: Veterans Coffee with Representative Doug LaMalfa, 1000-1200 hours @ Redding Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Yuba Street, Redding, CA.   Invitation
 
21 VIRGINIA: On Friday March 21st at 1100 hrs we will be reuniting a spouse with her husband at Arlington National Cemetery. She has been deceased since 1984. Please join us as we reunite this husband and wife. If you have any intentions on attending this service please email me and I will email you back on Wednesday with information you will need at the front gate of Arlington National Cemetery.   For more information, contact Brigitte at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
22 ARIZONA: MIAP escort from Tucson to Ft. Huachuca and Memorial Service for 14 unclimed veterans. For more information contact Ed Torres at ssgtret@hotmail.com.
 
26 CALIFORNIA: MIAP escort of the Vietnam Travelling Wall from the Weed rest stop to the Siskiyou County Fairgrounds in Yreka.  For more information contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us or (530) 226-9900.
 
27-30 CALIFORNIA: American Veterans Traveling Tribute; Vietnam Memorial Wall.   FREE & Open to the public 24 hours daily at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds, Yreka, CA.   FLYER
 
28 FLORIDA: 1:30pm Funeral Services for 20 unclaimed veterans will be held at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. For more information, contact Kathy Church, MIAP State Coordinator at miapjax@yahoo.com or (904) 219-3035.
 
28 CALIFORNIA: MIAP funeral service for 1 unclaimed veteran will be held at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. For more information, contact Bob Protzman, Madera County MIAP VRO at protzman@comcast.net.
 
29 CALIFORNIA: MIAP escort and Memorial Service for honoring "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in Shasta County. With VVA 357 we will escort from the Veterans Hall to NCVC and return after the service. Escort departs the Vets Hall at 0930 hours.  For more information contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us or (530) 226-9900.
 
April
3 NEW YORK: Full Military Honors service will be held for 1 unclaimed veteran at the Calverton National Cemetery.   For more information, contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
9 CALIFORNIA: MIAP Escort of 3 veterans and 1 dependant from Sonoma for their Honors Service at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.   For more information contact Frank Coster, Sonoma County MIAP Escort Road Captain at frankc12@gmail.com or (707) 331-0761.
 
12 VIRGINIA: Warrior Brotherhood Motorcycle Club Pig Roast.
 
16 VIRGINIA: Full Military honors funeral at Quantico National Cemetery for 2 WWII veterans at 1100 hrs.   For more information contact Brigitte Corbin, MIAP State Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
25 CALIFORNIA: "Kool April Nights" - Tobacco & Brew booth and food for the event 1500-2000 hours.  For more information contact Fred Salanti at ducpho@miap.us or (530) 226-9900.
 
26 INDIANA: Funeral Services for 4 unclaimed veterans will be held at the Marion National Cemetery. For more information contact Bart Colvin, State MIAP Coordinator at bigsky286@hotmail.com
 
26-27 TEXAS: Texas Military Forces Open House & American Heroes Airshow.
Media Alert.   For more information, contact James D. Paules Jr. at
Jim@Heroes-airshow.com or (818) 631-8132.
 
27-28 TEXAS: The cremated remains of 12 Texas veterans who never received a military funeral will be interred with full military honors at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.   statesman.com   therecordlive. com
 
May
02-03 CALIFORNIA - "Camp For Life" YARD SALE. Donations for the sale needed! For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us or (530) 221-7433.
 
03 CALIFORNIA - 1030–1200 hours- Yreka Walmart Heart Event for two people.  KSU: 0830 hours Mountain Gate Chevron Station. For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
03 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour 1100 hours at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info, contact Brtigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
05 CALIFORNIA - 1000 hours KSU- Celebration of Life ride for Haley Riggins – Holiday Market on Placer Street.   For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
09 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour 1500 hours at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info, contact Brtigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
15 PENNSYLVANIA - Full Military Honors Service for 25 veterans at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. For more info, contact Lanny Golden, Assistant State Coordinator at lrgolden@atlanticbb.net.
 
18 CALIFORNIA - 1200 hours: Armed Forces Day Luncheon for all McCloud Veterans- MIAP invited to participate with the largest number of WWII and Korean War Veterans in the North State.  First annual event and located at the American Legion Hall from 1300 to 1400 hours in McCloud.  For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
19 CALIFORNIA - MIAP escort for 4 unclaimed veterans and 1 dependent from Santa Rosa to Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.   For more information, contact Ron Collier, CA State MIAP Coordinator at redlightron@icloud.com.
 
19 CALIFORNIA - (Redding): North Market Street Bridge dedication.  John Hunt, MIAP Escort Rider and Walmart Heart Driver and volunteer has requested that MIAP be present with him and his family to honor his stepfather in a ceremony to dedicate the North Market Street Bridge in his honor.  For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
Invitation
 
24 VIRGINIA: Rolling Thunder Booth Post 177 in Fairfax, 0800 hours.   For more info, contact Brtigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
24 MISSOURI - Memorial Day Ceremony 10:00am at Valhalla Cemetery, 7600 St Charles Rock Road, St Louis, MO.   Guest Speaker: Don Gerspach, Missouri State Coordinator, Missing In America Project.
 
24 VIRGINIA - MIAP will participate in filming the "America's Rising" story at Quantico National Cemetery.  The date of the airing of this story will be posted on this website.  For more info, contact Linda Smith, National Vice President at sailormom@miap.us or (573) 528-6930.
 
25 VIRGINIA - "Thunder Bash" hosted by American Legion Riders Post 1976 with proceeds going to MIAP.   "Thunder Bash"
 
26 MICHIGAN: Military honors ceremony for 7 veterans in front of the Dearborn, Michigan War Memorial.  Burial will be at a later date and will be listed here when scheduled.  For more info, contact Linda Smith, National Vice President at sailormom@miap.us or (573) 528-6930.
 
26 CALIFORNIA: BBQ for Veterans Home residents prior to Memorial Day event at Northern California Veterans Cemetery, IGO at 1700 hours.  Details to follow.  For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President at ducpho@miap.us or (530) 226-9900.
 
30 MICHIGAN: Full honors burial for 7 veterans at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan.   For more info, contact Linda Smith, National Vice President at sailormom@miap.us or (573) 528-6930.
 
30 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour at Quantico National Cemetery.   For more info, contact Brigitte Corbin, Region 8 and Virginia State Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
31 CALIFORNIA: "Fund Raiser" to support the Air Force Memorial at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo, CA.  For more info, contact USAF Memorial Committee at (530) 347-9276.   "Fund Raiser"
 
June
06 SOUTH CAROLINA: The Missing in America Project (MIAP) with assistance from Legionnaires from American Legion Post 71 North Augusta, SC and Post 193 of Chapin, SC will conduct a full military honors funeral service for 7 previously unclaimed Veterans at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina. For more information, contact Steve Goulet, MIAP-SC State Coordinator at (803) 732-9569 or Larry Truax, MIAP-SC Assistant State Coordinator at (843) 855-7050.   Press Release
 
11 & 12 MISSOURI: Two Full Military Honors services for 32 unclaimed veterans at the
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.   For more info, contact Don Gerspach at mo@miap.us
 
14 NORTH CAROLINA: Full Military Honors service at 1100 hours for 22 unclaimed veterans at the Salisbury National Cemetery.   For more information, contact John McColley at (252) 722-4785.   Public Invitation
 
14 CALIFORNIA: Flag day at the Redding Elks, many veterans activities.   For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us
 
18 CALIFORNIA: Redding - Thank You BBQ.  
 
27 FLORIDA: Full Military Honors service at the Jacksonville National Cemetery for 20-25 unclaimed veterans identified by MIAP at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home locations.
 
29-30 CALIFORNIA: Camp For Life  (June 29 - July 6).
For more information, contact Jeanne at (530) 529-8482.
 
July
01-06 CALIFORNIA: Camp For Life  (continued)
 
18 MISSOURI: Full military honors funeral for one veteran at the Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri Veterans Cemetery.   For more information contact Don Gerspach at gerspachd@embarqmail.com
 
24 WASHINGTON: Full military honors funeral for two veterans at the Tahoma National Cemetery. Preceding this service will be a ceremony for a highly decorated veteran located by the American Legion Post in Auburn, WA.   For more information contact Bob Patrick, MIAP State Coordinator at Washington@MIAP.US or phone 206-450-0620.
 
26 MONTANA - 9 veterans will be interred with full military honors at the Yellowstone National Cemetery.   For more information, contact Marty Malone at (406) 281-2017.
 
August
05 OHIO - A full military honors funeral for 15 veterans is scheduled for the Dayton National Cemetery at 10 am. Senator Rob Portman will be the guest speaker.   For more information contact Steve Ebersole, Ohio State Coordinator at ohiomiap@gmail.com or (614) 783-6862.
 
06 VIRGINIA - We will lay to rest MIAP Volunteer, Dick “Trike” Amick at 1100 hrs at Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Sue, is also a volunteer and our Genealogist and it would be appropriate to show her and their son our respect for them.  For any of you that wish to attend, you can meet Brigitte Corbin at the ANC Admin Building NLT 1030hrs.  For more information contact Linda Smith, National Vice President at sailormom@miap.us or (573) 528-6930.
 
08 WASHINGTON - Escort for 35 recovered veterans to Washington State Veterans Cemetery at Medical Lake.   For more info, contact Bob Patrick, Washington State Coordinator at Washington@miap.us
 
16 UTAH - Escort & Service for 15 unclaimed veterans at the Utah Veterans Memorial Park in Riverton.   More information to follow.
 
22 PENNSYLVANIA - MIAP Service and Military Honors for 4 Butler County veterans at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.   For more information contact Jerry Puff at (724) 586-2441.
 
September
16 OHIO - A full military honors funeral for 10-15 veterans is scheduled for the Dayton National Cemetery.   For more information contact Steve Ebersole, Ohio State Coordinator at ohiomiap@gmail.com or (614) 783-6862.
 
17 VIRGINIA - MIAP Experience - 2 Bus tours arriving at Quantico National Cemetery for the MIAP Experience and flag placement at the sites of the MIAP Veterans.  For more information contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
21 VIRGINIA - 3rd Annual "Journey Home" Poker Run to benefit MIAP.  For more information contact Brigitte Corbin at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
See Flyer
 
October
06 VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA & ARIZONA: Six veterans and two spouse to be interred at Quantico National Cemetery. See INVITATION, or for more info contact Brigitte Corbin MIAP Regional Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
09 Memorial Service for 4-8 veterans – details to follow.  For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
10 New York - One veteran will be interred at Calverton National Cemetery at 1330 with full honors. For more info contact John Caldarelli at jcaldarelli@optonline.net.
 
10-12 BBQ cooking for Police Motor entrants and Remembrance Ride – Redding, CA.  For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
11 ARIZONA: Full military honors funeral will be held at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  For more information contact Ed Torres, Southern Arizona State Coordinator at ArizonaSouth@miap.us or (520) 358-8406.
 
16 PENNSYLVANIA: A full military honors funeral for one veteran will be held at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies at 1230 hrs.   For more information contact Lanny Golden at lrgolden@atlanticbb.net.
 
17 VIRGINIA: Langley AFB in Hampton - Air Force Sergeants Association 5k/10k Run.   See flyer for more information.
 
30 VIRGINIA: MIAP Experience Bus Tour from Ohio.   For more info contact Brigitte Corbin MIAP Regional Coordinator at brigitte.va.miap@gmail.com or (757) 871-5980.
 
30 SOUTH CAROLINA: Full military honors funeral for 13 veterans at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery at 1030 hrs.   For more info contact Steve Goulet at goulets2@gmail.com or (803) 732-9569.   Press Release
 
November
05 Memorial Service for 20+ veterans at Northern California Veterans Cemetery.   For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
06 PENNSYLVANIA: A full military honors funeral will be held for six veterans at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies at 1000 hrs.   For more information contact Lanny Golden at lrgolden@atlanticbb.net.
 
07 FLORIDA: Full Military Honors service for 20-25 unclaimed veterans at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.   For more information, contact Kathy Church at miapjax@yahoo.com
 
08 Shasta Lake Veterans Day Parade entry. Prelude to Parade with Flags and Rubber Duckies.   For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
11 Veterans Day Event at NCVC, IGO. MIAP cooking for all workers, staff, CCC, School bands, Veterans Home Residents.   For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 
28 WASHINGTON - There will be a full military honors funeral at the Tahoma National Cemetery for two veterans.   For more information contact Bob Patrick at Washington@MIAP.us or (206) 450-0620.
 
December
10 NEW YORK - A full military honors funeral for one veteran will be held at the Calverton National Cemetery.   For more info contact John Caldarelli
at (631) 261-3807.
 
12 CALIFORNIA - MIAP Escort: Wreaths Across America.   Escort Details.
 
17 CALIFORNIA - MIAP Escort: Calaveras County to SVNC.
Mission Details   Mission CHANGE
 
20 CALIFORNIA - (Shasta County) Dinner for our Military, Police and Firemen Families.   Servicemen's Feast.   For more info, contact Fred Salanti, National Executive Director & President of MIAP at ducpho@miap.us.
 

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Updated: 11/21/2016