Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Passing of Carlo Deporta

Barbara and I attended the viewing of Carlo Deporta on Sunday, November 23 in Gambrils, MD.  Carlo DePorto passed away Wednesday, November 12th. Carlo was a long time USO volunteer  at BWI.  Carlo met his wife at a USO and maintained a great passion for the USO.  Carlo was a veteran of WWII, Korean War and Vietnam.  He retired from the US Army as a Sergeant First Class and then joined, served and retired from Maryland State National Guard, attaining the rank of LTC.  He was one of the first USO BWI volunteers in 1998 and completed 8909 volunteer hours....

VITA season approaches; IRS is Apprehensive about Filing Season

As I finish my last editing of our B-26 Marauder Reunion photos and photoshow,  my VITA tax publications are arriving from the IRS.  I got my first Affordable Care Act (ACA) publication and VITA certification test booklets for my group in the mail on Friday.  Looking at the ACA material and noting the lack of Congressional tax law completion,  I wonder if we will be able to cope the new directives and e-file our projected 700 returns without a lot of headache. We will do our best.....and hopefully the weather and my health will cooperate. BTW...at our last WAMM B-26 meeting in Fairfax, VA on November 12, former astronaut Tom Jones ( who was present at the Ohio Marauder Reunion) came by to interview our B-26 veterans.  He also keep us updated on the Philae comet lander! [caption id="attachment_1058" align="alignnone" width="300"]Nov 12 WAMM B-26 meeting Nov 12 WAMM B-26 meeting[/caption] Former astronaut Tom Jones ( No,...