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World War II Vets Still Meet in Arcadia
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World War II Vets Still Meet in Arcadia

By Galen Patterson The vets meet on the first Wednesday of every month at Coco’s in Arcadia. The group started three years ago, when Temple City was requesting World War II veterans for a parade.  After the parade, “we thought we should get together more often,” says Art Del Rey, one of the founding members….

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Gene Glasco Shines a Beacon on Arcadia Vietnam War Memorial

May 26 ceremony to mark new dusk-to-dawn lighting at Arcadia monument By Gene Glasco and Terry Miller Gene Glasco enlisted in the United States navy in 1967.  He was deployed to South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in 1969. Gene is a native Californian. Once in Vietnam, Gene was first assigned to Naval Support Activity- Nha Be…