Cheers & Kudos: Thank you to Carson City for welcoming Charles T. Sehe
Carson City Council No. 347 of the Navy League of the United States wants to thank the Nevada Appeal for the fine job it did in alerting the community about veteran World War II Peal Harbor survivor of the USS Nevada Mr. Charles T. Sehe and his bucket list wish to come to Nevada. We are indebted to Mr. Ken Beaton for writing his story and the Carson City community for making his wish come true. Our community truly stepped up to the plate and donated the funds necessary to fly him here and give him a great Nevada welcome. They deserve a great big thank you. Your follow-up articles were greatly appreciated as well. A special thanks to your reporters and photographers.
We need to thank ad mention those who assisted us throughout: Gov. Brian Sandoval and his staff, Katherine Miller, director of Veterans Services, General William Burks, Adjutant General, Chuck T. Harton, Reno Council Navy League of the U.S., Marsha Strand and Mona Hook, Quilts of Valor Foundation, Clarence “Bud” Southard, president, Carson City Council Navy League of the U.S., the Color Guard, KTVN Channel 2 news reporters Erin Breen and Amanda Ketchledge, Gary Armstrong, commandant of the Carson City Marine Corps League, Allen Rowe, Nevada Coin, Jim Barmore, Peter Barton and Bob Nylen of the Nevada State Museum, Mayor Bob Crowell, Carson City Supervisors Brad Bonkowski and Lori Bagwell, Lt. Cmdr. Meyer and Chief Ingram of CHS NJROTC, Wells Fargo Bank, and the Courtyard Marriott.
Darrell J. Fike
President of Pacific Central Region, Navy League of the United States