Arkansas Vets Coalition

Veterans, Reserves and Active Duty from all parts of Arkansas and across the nation, coming together to support those persons who best exemplify the principles on which our nation was founded - Fiscal Responsibility, Independent & self-sustaining, Freedoms GUARANTEED by our Constitution and Bill of Rights, serving our country not for personal gain but for the common good!!
WE are dedicated to making a difference once more.
We have served in all branches of military beginning with the Revolutionary WAR and continuing in every conflict to include more recently from beaches of Normandy, in jungles of SE Asia, to conflicts in Bosnia, Somalia, The Gulf War, Iraqi Freedom, all through the Cold War Period of 1945 - 1991, dedicating our lives to fighting terrorism in both Afghanistan and Iraq,
we now arise to serve again, fighting to reclaim our country and the principals upon which is was founded!!.


04 February 2010

Navy Lieutenant's Body Found

NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- Volunteer divers from Gulf States Dive and Rescue working in conjunction with Crowder Gulf Disaster Recovery and Debris Management recovered the body of a Training Squadron 6 instructor pilot Jan. 27.

The body of Lt. Clinton Wermers was found shortly after 1 a.m.

The divers were working as part of a large scale volunteer effort under the guidance of the New Orleans Urban Area Security Initiative. The T-34 Turbomentor, he and a student naval aviator were flying before the accident, was also located at approximately 10 p.m. last night. Wermers was found in close proximity to vessel. The plane was found in about 15 feet of water near where it was reported down Jan. 23 in Lake Pontchartrain. According to volunteer divers, underwater visibility was severely limited.

Cause of death is under investigation.

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