BVA Bulletin Winter 2011 Issue


Welcome to the online version of the Winter 2011 BVA Bulletin. An archive of previous issues extending three years back is also available. For information or entries in issues prior to 2006, contact Stuart Nelson at BVA National Headquarters, 800-669-7079, Ext. 316. Please note that any contact details, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and website may be out of date.


Father Thomas J. Carroll, BVA’s first National Chaplain, addresses banquet gathering at Commodore Perry Hotel in Toledo, Ohio, site of the Association’s Ninth National Convention. The speech was delivered on August 21, 1954. Now 40 years after his passing, Father Carroll’s legendary service is remembered in this issue of the Bulletin.
Father Thomas J. Carroll, BVA’s first National Chaplain, addresses banquet gathering at Commodore Perry Hotel in Toledo, Ohio, site of the Association’s Ninth National Convention. The speech was delivered on August 21, 1954. Now 40 years after his passing, Father Carroll’s legendary service is remembered in this issue of the Bulletin.

In This Issue...


Legislative Update - by Tom Zampieri

President’s Page - by Roy Kekahuna

Uncle Sam's Secret - by Maureen E. Carr

Father Carroll Legacy Still Alive, Still Vibrant - by Stuart Nelson

Prepare Now for 66th Convention - by Brigitte Jones and Christina Hitchcock

BVA Leadership and You - by Sam Huhn

Around BVA

Auxiliary's View - by Darian Slayton Fleming

Of Note

In Remembrance

Final Thought