Memorial Day Wreath Laying in Rhode Island

Posted: May 18, 2019

Contact Albert Guarnieri if you would like to participate in the Rhode Island chapter’s annual wreath laying on Memorial Day at the CIB Monument.  Albert is the Rhode Island State Commander of th CIAssoc. Read more


Posted: Apr 19, 2019

CIAssoc member Dusty Trimmer has authored three books for Vietnam Vets: CONDEMNED PROPERTY?; PAYBACK TIME!;  and most recently UNBREAKABLE HEARTS!  You may be interested in reading his work!  CIAssoc Senior Trustee Earl Kennedy had the privilege of writing the forward for Unbreakable Hearts.  See Photo Below! You can check it out on FACEBOOK or contact ... Read more

Welcome Home Task Force Talon

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

The CIAssoc was honored to provide funds to the FRG attached to Task Force Talon, to be used to support the unit upon their return to Fort Campbell from a six month deployment.  Rachel Houston, wife of Anthony Houston provided the following information:  “It was so wonderful! And everyone very much appreciated the association’s support ... Read more

New Brochure/Application .pdf Document

Posted: Mar 24, 2019

2020 brochure application We have updated the association brochure/membership application.  This can be printed as a two sided document, folded into a brochure, and used as a recruiting tool by all members!  You can place these brochures in local veteran’s clubs, community centers, libraries, etc.  Any place you frequent where you run into other CIB ... Read more

Division V Donation to Washington State Soldiers Home

Posted: Mar 3, 2019

Division V recently donated 40 wall mounted TV sets with headphones to the Washington State Soliders Home in Orting, WA.   This gives daily TV accessibility to 80 old soldiers in their two man rooms. For several previous years we have been taking the old soldiers to an annual baseball game but found it much more ... Read more

January 2019 Update

Posted: Jan 24, 2019

Dear Combat Veteran,Please take note of the following progress report: CIB Restoration – The CIB, in response to overwhelming support, has been restored on our membership cards, letterhead, website, membership applications, etc.Annual Member Renewal Notices In response to overwhelming support, those members who do not have email addresses will continue to receive renewal notices.The 2019 Annual Convention ... Read more

Christmas Message from National Commander

Posted: Dec 15, 2018

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS! FROM YOUR NATIONAL COMMANDER I remember my 1st Christmas away from home. It was 1966 and I had just completed AIT as a combat engineer at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. My family had not seen me for 5 months. I was so excited about rejoining my family, having roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, ... Read more

2018 Spring Fundraiser Ticket Drawing

Posted: May 8, 2018

  Congratulations to the following winners! Richard O’Brien – $100.00 James Hickey – $250.00 Albert Bonney Sr – $500.00 Daniel Knapp – $1000.00 Thank you to EVERYONE who participated in this Fundraiser.  It was a great success! Read more

Div 1 FL A 1 1 JROTC Scholarship Presentation

Posted: May 5, 2018

CIAssoc Senior Trustee Earl Kennedy, Cadet Skrzypek, Cadet Urban, CIAssoc Div 1 FL State Commander Jerry Frease and CIAssoc Div 1 Commanding Officer Jack Wagner. Members of Company A 1 1 from Div 1 FL and the CIAssoc National Headquarters were proud to present achievement awards and a $500 scholarship to local JROTC Cadets Skrzypek ... Read more

Commemorative Paver added on the Heritage Walk, NIM

Posted: Mar 17, 2018

A big shout out and Thank You to our friends at the Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau. A granite commemorative paver was placed and dedicated on the Heritage Walk at the National Infantry Museum on Veteran’s Day 2017. How about this – the first association member to send in a picture of themselves and the ... Read more

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