[nfbmi-talk] FW: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Blind persons in the military?

Fred Wurtzel f.wurtzel at comcast.net
Fri Aug 14 10:35:07 CDT 2009



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LaBarre
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Subject: Re: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Blind persons in the military?

Yes, they were Captain Ivan Castro formerly with the special forces and 
Major Sergeant Jeffrey Nitman.  They are both on active duty in the Army. 
My understanding is Sgt. Nitman may be nearing retirement and Castro plans 
on continuing his career.
Scott C. LaBarre, Esq.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Fred Wurtzel" <f.wurtzel at comcast.net>
To: "'NFB Affiliate Presidents List'" <nfbaffiliatepresidents at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Friday, August 14, 2009 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Blind persons in the military?


> Hi Mike and List,
>
> Yes, you are correct.  There were 2.  This is wonderful progress.  Blind
> people, to my knowledge are still not accepted into the military, but it
> appears that once in a soldier who goes blind can remain on duty.  This is
> real progress in my view.  Hopefully we will soon be able to enlist the 
> same
> as any other citizen.
>
> Warmest Regards,
>
> Fred
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nfbaffiliatepresidents-bounces at nfbnet.org
> [mailto:nfbaffiliatepresidents-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Mike 
> Freeman
> Sent: Friday, August 14, 2009 9:56 AM
> To: nfbaffiliatepresidents at nfbnet.org
> Cc: NFB.Arkansas at sbcglobal.net
> Subject: Re: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Blind persons in the military?
>
> Weren't there two persons on active duty at our recent convention? I could
> hardly believe it myself but that's what I heard. It pays to be at the
> opening session. <grin> And I'm not implying you weren't.
>
> Mike Freeman, WA
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gardner, Ron" <RGardner at nfb.org>
> To: "NFB Affiliate Presidents List" <nfbaffiliatepresidents at nfbnet.org>
> Date: Thursday, Aug 13, 2009 22:44:25
> Subject: Re: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Blind persons in the military?
>
>>
>>
>> a
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nfbaffiliatepresidents-bounces at nfbnet.org
>> [mailto:nfbaffiliatepresidents-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Matt
>> Lyles
>> Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 8:31 AM
>> To: NFB Affiliate Presidents List
>> Subject: [NFBAffiliatePresidents] Blind persons in the military?
>>
>> Dear Affiliate Presidents:
>>
>> I'm curious to know if any blind persons currently servc in our armed
>> forces.  If you are aware of any, especially Federationists in active
>> service, please let me know.  E-mail me over the weekend at
>> NFB.Arkansas at sbcglobal.net.
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Matt Lyles
>> NFBAR
>>
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