January 2019 Update

Posted: Jan 24, 2019

Dear Combat Veteran,Please take note of the following progress report: CIB Restoration – The CIB, in response to overwhelming support, has been restored on our membership cards, letterhead, website, membership applications, etc.Annual Member Renewal Notices In response to overwhelming support, those members who do not have email addresses will continue to receive renewal notices.The 2019 Annual Convention ... Read more

Christmas Message from National Commander

Posted: Dec 15, 2018

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS! FROM YOUR NATIONAL COMMANDER I remember my 1st Christmas away from home. It was 1966 and I had just completed AIT as a combat engineer at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. My family had not seen me for 5 months. I was so excited about rejoining my family, having roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, ... Read more

A Message from 2018-2020 National Commander Al Serrato

Posted: Nov 8, 2018

Combat Warriors! Greetings to all my fellow soldiers who have been awarded the Combat Infantry Badge. You are at the site and home of the warriors of the United States Army. We answered the call from our nation to defend the democratic ideals that make our country the beacon of justice, a country that protects its citizens ... Read more

Earl Kennedy: Vietnam

Posted: Aug 30, 2018

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Children’s Book Donation (Erik Doman)

Posted: Jun 16, 2018

Find attached photo of me presenting the book to the staff at the Joint Base Meyer Henderson Hall Library (Ft. Myer, Virginia “Home of the Generals”). Thanks so much for the book – the library staff loved it as will the families. Erik Life Member, CIA Read more

Children’s Book Donation (Richard Gardner)

Posted: Jun 15, 2018

Richard Gardner presenting the book to his local library today (June 14, 2018). The book was received by Jill Scott, Youth Services Asst. Department Manager and Programming Coordinator. Read more

Children’s Book Donation (Larry Eckard)

Posted: Jun 14, 2018

BB editor Larry Eckard is shown presenting two of the Hero at Home books to the Catawba County, (NC) library system (St Stephens branch). Branch manager Kathy Freeman was extremely pleased to receive the books and promised they would be circulated throughout the county library system to obtain maximum exposure. The picture and special projects ... Read more

Children’s Book Donation (Dina)

Posted: May 30, 2018

Membership Admin Dina (on right) donates a copy of the children’s book Hero At Home to reading volunteer Susie from North Newton Elementary School, in Newton NC. This books helps children understand what life is like for some of the families who have had a parent injured while on active duty.  It is our goal ... Read more

Memorial Day Message from 2018 National Commander Fred Taylor

Posted: May 28, 2018

CIAssoc Members, People often ask me the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day.  Memorial Day is meant to be a somber day of recollection of those who fell in line of duty and for all veterans who are no longer with us.  We remember them and respect their duty.  Veterans’ Day is a day ... Read more

New Brochure/Application .pdf Document

Posted: May 17, 2018

2018 brochure application We have created a new two sided brochure/membership application.  This can be printed as a two sided document, folded into a brochure, and used as a recruiting tool by all members!  You can place these brochures in local veteran’s clubs, community centers, libraries, etc.  Any place you frequent where you run into ... Read more

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