b'Published by:Table of ContentsNational Military Appreciation MonthPg. 2Americas Publisher, LLC . Loyalty Day, Public Service Recognition Week, P.O. Box 777116Henderson, NV 89077 Victory in Europe Day - V-E Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Phone: 702-476-9186 Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day .Pg. 3www.AmericasPublisher.com Military Spouse Appreciation Day Pg. 4Founder / President Memorial Day History Pg. 6Carol ChoiProject Manager VANC10th Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 31 .Pg. 8Jim Pruitt Faces of Pendleton:: 2nd Lt. Riley Compton .Pg. 10Americas Publisher, LLC., the Department of Defense or any branch of the U.S. Military does not endorse or accept liability for the products, services or content of the advertisementsPendleton Marine Swims 250 Meters, Saves Drowning Couple .Pg. 12herein. The editorial content in this publication is not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, any military branch of the U.S. Government. Everything advertisedCalifornias Desert Blossoms at Veterans Memorial Garden Pg. 14shall be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, color, religion,sex,nationalorigin,age,maritalstatus,physicalhandicap,politicalaffiliation, or any other non-merit factor on the purchaser, user or patron. This is a communityChill Drills by Military OneSource Mobile Application .Pg. 19publication, and we reserve the right to reject any ad copy that we deem slanderous, unethical, immoral or hurtful in any way. USO .Pg. 20Photos in this publication are provided by the Department of Defense. 2021 Americas PublisherNo Federal Endorsement Intended Naval Medical Research Center Continues COVID-19 Study .Pg. 22Hello Marines Operation Bigs, Mentor a Military Child - Big Brothers, Big Sisters .Pg. 24Detachment 21 Marine Corps League Invites Active Duty Marines Pg. 25My name is James (Jim) Pruitt, Project Manager for the Camp Pendleton MilitarySan Diego County Credit Union Press release .Pg. 26Appreciation Resource Magazine published Semper Fi & Americas Fund and The Bob & Renee Parsonsby Americas Publisher LLC.I was in the Marine Corps from 1971 to Foundation Press release .Pg. 27 1976. I am a Vietnam veteran. My MOSThe Ordnance Bombwas 6113, a helicopter crewchief on CH-53 A & D models. I was in squadrons HMT-301 Quarterly Newsletter Of The Ground Maintenance AssociationPg. 28and HMH-462. Jacob GayThe Stone Was Rolled Away .Pg. 28My mission is to put advertiser products Blue Star Families .Pg. 30in front of Marines at Camp Pendleton and to make this magazine more CampMarine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Frequently Called Numbers .Pg. 32Pendleton friendly.Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Area Map Pg. 34Our magazine is reviewed by Tenant Command PAO and COMSTRAT before wego to press.Advertiser IndexI need the help of the different Camp Pendleton commands, public affairs, and The United States Secret Service Inside Front & Back Coveorganizations on base to submit articles toWREATHS across America Pg. 5publish in the magazine. The next issue willVANC .Pg. be published in July 2021.May is National Military AppreciationPendleton Family Dental & OrthodonticsPg. 13 Month, see page 3 for national events. Liberty University Pg. 19Please help Wreaths across America RMDLG - Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group Pg. 29(page 5) so every Grave at Miramar andResonate Real Estate - Todd Busch, USN Retired Pg. 33Rosecrans Military Cemetery will have a Wreath this December. Visit Oceanside.Inside Back CoverCheckout Californias Desert Blossomsat Veterans Memorial Garden article by The Ordnance Bomb Faye Jonason (page 14). A special shout out to Cpl. Jordan PerezUSMC Ground Maintenance Association for saving the lives of two civilian kayakersQuarterly Newsletterat the 21 Area Boat Basin (page 12). To all,SEMPER FI Due to changing of the Editor of the GOMA Newsletter, will not Jim Pruitt be in this edition of the Military Appreciation Resource Magazine Project Manager for Camp Pendleton.It will be returning in the JULY Edition.Cell 760-717-7444 Thanks for reading and enjoying such a fine Magazine.Jim.Pruitt@AmericasPublisher.com Mike LewisAmericas Publisher, LLC Vice Chairman, Ground Ordnance Maintenance AssociationP.O. Box 777116Henderson, NV 89077Phone: 702-476-9186www.americaspublisher.com Cover Photos: U.S. Marine 2nd Lt. Riley Compton, photo by Lance Cpl. Kerstin Roberts. U.S. Marine Cpl. Jordan Perez, photo by Lance Cpl. Alison DostieThank You For Your Service HApril 2021H Military Appreciation Resource Magazine 1'