Esperanza En Escalante (EEE) is a local organization that exists to provide housing, social services, programs and transportation to assist a Veteran's transition into everyday life. To learn more about EEE click here. One of the ways the Tucson Chapter supports EEE is by sponsoring a hole in their annual golf tournament and having members participate in the tournament. Shown to the right are Colonel (retired) Tom Owens and Major (retired) Randy Phelps who participated in the EEE golf tournament, held 11 November 2021.
The Tucson chapter has given out scholarships to Air Force, Army and Navy ROTC students at the University of Arizona for years. These scholarships are called John A. Devine memorial scholarships with a value of $1000.00 for each awardee. Pictured to the left are the 2021 scholarship recipients. From left to right are Colonel Carey Jones, Commander, AFROTC at the University of Arizona; Ardan Devine, sone of John A. Devine; Pam Devine, wife of Ardan Devine; Cadet Olberding (USAF), a John A. Devine memorial scholarship recipient; and Midshipman Ragels (USN), another John A. Devine memorial scholarship recipient.
On December 18, 2021 three chapter members, shown at the left, participated in laying wreaths at every headstone at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Marana. The three members are, left to right, Bill Nagy, COL, USA , retired; Deborah McGeehan, LTC, USA, retired; and David Bull, LTjg, USN, former. Chapter members and others contributed the wreaths to be laid in the cemetery.