Veterans Day Special

It was February 11, 1942. Just lightly over two months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Don Weedin – who celebrated his 17th birthday just the day before – dropped out of school at Bremerton High School. That morning, he boarded a ferry with his parents...

Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day to all those that have served our country and protected the rest of us. Special recognition from me for my dad, Don Weedin (pictured) and his brother, Max Weedin. I also want to recognize my other living family members – Roger DeWald​, David...

Extra Points – Veterans Day Special

This week’s focus point…Veterans Day Special When I was a kid growing up in the 1970s, I didn’t have the proper perspective or respect for the military and our veterans. Ironic as my father was a World War II veteran, who served 30 years in the Navy....

Extra Points – Veterans Day 2012

This week’s focus point… Veterans Day Special – 2012 It was February 12, 1942. My father, Don Weedin traveled with his parents from his hometown of Bremerton, WA to Seattle to enlist in the Navy. It was two days after his 17th birthday, and just a...