Monthly Archives: March 2015

More Villages Honor Flight photos

[caption id="attachment_1138" align="alignnone" width="300"]Villages Honor FLight WWII Navy Vet interviewed by Florida  Reporter Villages Honor FLight WWII Navy Vet interviewed by Florida Reporter[/caption][caption id="attachment_1128" align="alignnone" width="300"]Barney and Bud pose at WWII Memorial Barney and Bud pose at WWII Memorial[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1130" align="alignnone" width="300"]Villages Honor Flight March 25, 2015 Villages Honor Flight March 25, 2015[/caption]...

Villages Honor Flight

[caption id="attachment_1129" align="alignnone" width="300"]Bud and Barney at the Korean War Memorial Bud and Barney at the Korean War Memorial[/caption] Barbara and I went to the World War II Memorial on March 25, 2015 to greet my WV Air National Guard fellow retired Air Guardsman William "Barney" Barnhart who was there with his WWII Vet as part of the Villages Bob Kitt Honor Flight. Barnhart was Bud's guardian through the entire honor flight. The flight had left Orlando Airport at 6:30am and arrived at BWI airport in Maryland three hours later. The Florida Honor Flight then boarded their two buses and visited the Arlington National Cemetery, the Air Force Memorial (had lunch there), Marine Memorial (Iwo Jima) and then traveled the Mall where they saw the WWII, Korean, and Vietnam Memorials and a bit of Mr. Lincoln too. Barbara and I were able to travel with Barney and his Navy WWII vet Bud...

Snowing on the first day of Spring in Rockville MD

On March 20, 2015 we welcomed in spring with a surprising morning snow fall!..It will only be a few inches, but it is a slap in the face for us snow weary people who were looking for warm temperatures and green grass! However, we are so busy at our VITA site, that snow does not seem bother us as much as the ACA provisions on the tax returns! ...

Wheaton Library VITA hits 400 Taxpayers

Our Wheaton Library VITA site has helped over 400 taxpayers as of March 19, 2015. This includes e-filing about 398 federal returns, 397 state, and 12 paper returns. This is about an eight percent increase over last year at this time. We are even helping out military taxpayers at the Bethesda USO ( Walter Reed Hospital) with a limited amount a tax prep, but mostly showing military members how do prepare their own returns using Free File through IRS. ...