veteran’s day Section

Brown Bear Car Wash will offer FREE washes to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11

Brown Bear Car Wash will offer FREE washes to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11

As a way of saying “thank you” to our military, Brown Bear Car Wash will offer free washes to all current or former members of the military on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. The free “Beary Clean”... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop 375 Flag Retirement Ceremony will be Wednesday, Nov. 11

Boy Scout Troop 375 Flag Retirement Ceremony will be Wednesday, Nov. 11

Boy Scout Troop 375 – including scouts from Burien, West Seattle, and White Center – will be holding a Flag Retirement Ceremony at 3 p.m. this Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. The ceremony... [Read more]

Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets and their families!

Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets and their families!

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Publisher/Editor Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets, active military and their families! In honor of this holiday, we encourage all our Readers to... [Read more]

Veterans can get free car washes at Brown Bear on Monday, Nov. 11

Veterans can get free car washes at Brown Bear on Monday, Nov. 11

Brown Bear Car Wash will be honoring veterans and current service military by giving out FREE car washes on Monday, Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. Here are the details: WHAT: As a way of saying “thank... [Read more]

Local Boy Scouts to retire American Flag with Honors Monday

Local Boy Scouts to retire American Flag with Honors Monday

Boy Scout Troop 375 – chartered by Burien’s St. Francis Assisi Catholic Church – will be holding an American flag retirement ceremony on Monday – Veterans Day, Nov. 11 – at 4 p.m. on Alki... [Read more]

Hey Vet – Get Your Car Washed for FREE at Brown Bear in Des Moines Sunday!

Hey Vet – Get Your Car Washed for FREE at Brown Bear in Des Moines Sunday!

Brown Bear Car Wash will be honoring veterans and current service military with free car washes on Veterans Day – this Sunday, Nov. 11. As a way of saying “thank you” to our military, Brown... [Read more]

Today And Every Day, Thank Veterans For Their Service

Today And Every Day, Thank Veterans For Their Service

by Ralph Nichols While standing in the check-out line at the Burien Walgreen’s Wednesday evening, I turned to glance at a display – but my attention was diverted to the man in U.S. Army fatigues behind... [Read more]

Welcome Back Dave Markwell’s ‘FEEL GOOD FRIDAY’! Today: Empty Plate

Welcome Back Dave Markwell’s ‘FEEL GOOD FRIDAY’! Today: Empty Plate

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We’re happy to welcome back to The Waterland Blog regular Columnist Dave Markwell, who unsuccessfully ran for Des Moines City Council. This is his first ‘Feel Good Friday’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Waste Management Salutes Our Heroes

Advertiser Waste Management Salutes Our Heroes

One in every 12 Waste Management employees is a veteran, a spouse of a veteran, or a current reservist. On Veterans Day and every day, Waste Management proudly acknowledges America’s Veterans and Americans serving in the military.

FOLLOWUP: Veteran Couple Gets Free, Royal Treatment In Burien

FOLLOWUP: Veteran Couple Gets Free, Royal Treatment In Burien

As we reported earlier this week, Burien’s Eagle’s View Bed and Breakfast participated in the international ‘B&B’s for Vets’ program by allowing a veteran couple a night’s stay for free. Brian... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD VETERAN’S DAY: The Marine.

FEEL GOOD VETERAN’S DAY: The Marine.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We’d like to introduce a new column from Dave Markwell, who writes “Feel Good Friday” for our sister site The Waterland Blog in Des Moines, WA. We thought Dave’s... [Read more]

Vets Can Get Cars Washed FREE At The Des Moines Brown Bear Thursday

Vets Can Get Cars Washed FREE At The Des Moines Brown Bear Thursday

As a way of saluting our military, Brown Bear Car Wash will be offering free “Bear Essential” car washes to all current or former members of the military on Veteran’s Day (Thursday, Nov.... [Read more]

Burien B&B Hosting Couple Free As Part Of ‘B&B For Vets’; Donations Sought

Burien B&B Hosting Couple Free As Part Of ‘B&B For Vets’; Donations Sought

Burien’s Eagle’s View Bed and Breakfast is participating in the international ‘B&B’s for Vets’ program taking place this Wednesday, Nov. 10th, by allowing a veteran couple... [Read more]

Are You A Vet Or In The Service? Get A FREE Car Wash On Veteran’s Day!

Are You A Vet Or In The Service? Get A FREE Car Wash On Veteran’s Day!

Veteran’s Day is this coming Wednesday, Nov. 11th, and Brown Bear Car Wash will be honoring vets and current service military (as well as spouses) with free car washes all day. The nearest location... [Read more]

Honor Veterans, Women Who’ve Served & Des Moines Memorial Drive On Nov. 11th

Honor Veterans, Women Who’ve Served & Des Moines Memorial Drive On Nov. 11th

A special Veteran’s Day Commemoration is coming to the SeaTac Community Center on Wednesday, Nov. 11th to celebrate both the history of Des Moines Memorial Drive as well as honor women who have served... [Read more]

What Some Burien-Area Vets Are Doing Today

What Some Burien-Area Vets Are Doing Today

by Janet Grella When BTB Editor Scott Schaefer remarked that we didn’t have a story for Veterans Day, my first and only thought was to stop by the Burien headquarters of Paralyzed Veterans of America.... [Read more]

Veteran’s Day Weather Advisory & Closings

Veteran’s Day Weather Advisory & Closings

Veteran’s Day is Tuesday, Nov. 11th, and with it come the usual holiday closures: Schools Libraries Most banks and credit unions Most government offices Post offices closed; no home-mail delivery State... [Read more]