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WW1 Centennial News

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It's about WWI THEN: 100 Years ago this week;
It's about WWI NOW: The Centennial and commemoration
It is fast, entertaining, wide ranging and informative.

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WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday January 11, 2017, at 12pm EDT

Highlights

1. Attendees need to re-register to join WW1 Centennial New LIVE

2. New Commissioner to WW1CC appointed by American Legion - Welcome Commissioner Monahan

3. NY Times article on PAFA brings WWI into national spotlight

4. LA submits Victory Memorial Grove to 100C/100M

5. America Legion and VFW now supporting 100C/100M - that is a combined 3.7 million vets in membership

6. Our website Social Media Wall explored

7. State WW1 Commission meeting in Virginia & Texas

8. Special State Outreach Call announced regarding the National Poppy Seed program


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Read more: WW1 Centennial News 1/11/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday January 18, 2017, at 12pm EDT

Highlights

1. Poppy Seed giveaway at Presidential inaugural

2. 369th experience website live

3. WWrite Blog launches

4. Michigan website live

5. Update on US National Memorial at Pershing Park


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Read more: WW1 Centennial News 1/18/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday January 4, 2017, at 12pm EDT

Highlights

1. Sync-call is changing format and branding to become WW1 Centennial News * soon to be syndicated podcast

2. Last 2 episodes in the OSU War To End All Wars Symposium

3. Michael Tezlow from Wisconsin on their commission and website

4. Lots of action in the media - New movie about Sgt. Stubby announced, C-Span highlights "America Goes Over" documentary and more...


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Read more: WW1 Centennial News 1/4/2017

Sync Call for Wednesday December 21, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. General John “blackjack”  Pershing Museum Slated for Laclede Missouri

2. New WW1CC commissioner Terry Hamby gets sworn in

3. Arlington National Cemetery / American Battle Monuments Commission Exhibit

4. New episode ‘The War to End All Wars” Symposium - “War, Death, and Remembrance” exploring the effects of the war on the social psyche.

5. Memorial Hunters Club data show there are 3,500 WWI Memorials in the US and that ⅔ of them have gone missing

6. Interview with Terry Schow on the Ogden Utah Doughboy Memorial

7. 1914 Christmas Truce video by Dr. Jay Winter Author and Professor of History, Yale University

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 12-21-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday December 14, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. We say goodbye to Commissioner James Whitfield

2. Wisconsin WWI Web Site comes online

3. April 6, 2017 Local Event Planning tool kit review

4. Library of America WWI program

5. New symposium video - Sir Hugh Strachan - The Redefinition of Battle!

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 12-14-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday December 07, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. New Jersey 2 minute WWI promo video presented by Veronica Calder

2. "April 6 Centennial In Your State" toolkit

3. Admiral Mike Mullen joins WW1CC as advisor

4. PBS "The Great War" series Rollout presented by Carrie Phillips

5. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials - VFW signs up as Supporting Organization

6. "Trench Commander" blog on WW1CC Website - Curator Richards Bachus presents

7. " The War to End All Wars" Symposium explained by Peter Mansoor

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 12-07-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday November 30, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. New York WWI Commission established by Gov. Cuomo

2. Paul LaRue  Ohio introduces a WWI Lesson Plan

3. Six-episode educational series from OSU Symposium - This week Episode I: The Military History of World War I, 1914-1918

4. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials - Ogden Utah submits grant

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 11-30-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday November 23, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Tennessee's WWI Veterans Day event at the Alvin C. York State Historic Park

2. National WWI Museum and Memorial celebrates 10 year anniversary

3. Memorial Hunter Hints from Hunter Lori in Kansas: Find them at schools and stadiums

4. Maya Lin, designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial receives the White House Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 11-23-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday November 16, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Veterans day activities and media coverage around the states

2. Admiral Mike Mullen joins WW1CC advisory board

3. Mike Hanlon announces 2018 battlefield tour and General Pershing's accomplishments

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 11-16-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday November 09, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Joe Curtin from the VA Provides update for Veteran support activities for Friday's Veterans Day

2. Last week's Central Region Meeting update

3. The close presidential election ---- 100 years ago!

4. Unknown Soldier video on C-span this weekend (preview on the site)

5. Memorial Hunter are Awesome - Update

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 11-09-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday November 02, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Georgia Commission Meeting update

2. Steven Taber Book - A Rainbow Division Lieutenant in France

3. 3-minute AND 7-minute commission promo video posted narrated by Gary Sinise
downloadable at ww1cc.org/video

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 11-02-2016

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