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Toothbrush Donation

  Dr. Chuck Le of 7 Day Dental was kind enough to donate a few thousand toothbrushes for veterans. Dr. Le has been leading Adopt Our Soldiers for the last 8 years, looking to give back to those who sacrificed for our country. Byron Holtzclaw rented trucks and helped with delivers. If you would like to receive a free toothbrush, please contact us with your name, address, and mention the free toothbrush.
Phillip Chung
October 19, 2018
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Helping Veterans

My previous attempt prior to creating the new website was to make a booklet filled with discounts for veterans to help them with everyday purchases. Fellow veteran George Toriello had helped me create the previous website and we worked together to create the booklet for 3 years. However, when it came time to print the booklets, the company we had sent all the money to had went bankrupt. These two booklets are a testament to…
Phillip Chung
June 21, 2018
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The Downside of Serving

As proud as I am to be a disabled veteran. There are things that have negatively affected me due to my service that I believe all men and women who are deciding to serve or not should know.   My first major battle I lost a friend I was married 4 months and when the war started in 1951, I joined the Navy. While in boot camp, my wife went AWOL and received 50% of…
Phillip Chung
June 21, 2018
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D.A.V. State Convention Letter

I presented the following letter in Reno at the D.A.V. State Convention. Christina Silva, who was appointed by President Obama read the letter and called me saying that she was going to have me on TV. She came to my house and took me to a hotel in Downey where I was interviewed. My name is Byron Holtzclaw and I am a proud disabled US Navy Veteran. I feel very honored to have this opportunity…
Phillip Chung
June 21, 2018
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A Veteran’s Stolen Dog

One day, I was watching Channel 7 and there was a story about Roger LaClare, a disabled World War 2 veteran, and he was crying on his porch because someone had stolen his dog from his property. I couldn't sleep all night after watching that. The next morning I called the police and asked if the dog had been found, which they told me no. I found out the numbers to the different news channels…
Phillip Chung
June 11, 2018
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“Dynamic in Sales” Make a Change

Reasons to select Byron Holtzclaw to help you turn your business around Licensed Realtor Licensed with Remax Realty. CEO Uni-Comm Systems, Corp. Plant/Production Manager Borden "Fortune 500" Corp. Plant Manager Western Globe Products, Inc. Sales Master 8 times Herbert Hawkins Realty #1 of 1,700 agents with 54 offices Working part time in Real Estate VERIFIABLE ON REQUEST Over 30 years of experience as a licensed Realtor No Registered Complaints in over 30 years Currently licensed with…
Phillip Chung
June 10, 2018
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The Personal History of Byron Holtzclaw

Service Record: Korean War, Officer of the United States Navy, four years honorable discharged as a disabled veteran. Byron Holtzclaw had passed the test for Petty Officer. However, he never received the pay of the Petty Officer due to Eisenhower freezing the payments due to financial hardship in 1952. He was a decorated sailor and received the Korean Volden Medallion Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Korean Service Medal - Three Battle Stars, and several campaign Ribbons and…
Phillip Chung
June 10, 2018
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In An Old Folks Home

My son wrote this poem at age 16, reminding of a time I toured a veteran retirement home. I met a 93 year old retired sergeant from the Army. While talking to him I asked what he would like to cheer him up. He responded to me saying "he'd like to go to lunch with a pretty lady." Thinking it was possible, I arranged this to be done weekly with his VA Benefits, but was…
Phillip Chung
June 2, 2018
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50th Anniversary of the Korean War

This Medallion Medal was presented to me by General Portante in 2001 during the 50th anniversary of the Korean War. This medal was given to General Portante and I, bestowed on us by Retired General Joa Soo Kim of the South Korean Army.           
Phillip Chung
June 1, 2018
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A gift from the Bastards Club in Downey

This Quilt was given to me as the highest reward I have ever received and was given to me at the Bastards Club in Downey on Memorial Day, 2017 by Operation: Blocks for the Brave. That day I was picked up by a close Marine friend of mine who was 100% disabled and taken to the "Bastards Club" in Downey. The club was named after a famous marine battalion. In the parking lot of the…
Phillip Chung
June 1, 2018