NABVETS, Inc. Family, please join me in welcoming the newest chapter to join the exclusive ranks of our organization, NABVETS Dominican Republic Chapter #0128. It was on a Wednesday on the 11th day of December 2019 in the beautiful city of Puerto Plata where this historic chartering ceremony took place. Many thank yous are extended to Les Murphy, NABVETS, Inc. Director of Training and Compliance, for orchestrating this international connection. Because of his efforts and outreach to the veterans in the Dominican Republic, a chapter is functioning to assist veterans in that country. Not only do we want to grow NABVETS, Inc. internationally, we want to continue to grow our organization within the confides of this country. We grow, we extend our reach and have greater ability to assist veterans. Collectively, we can continue to make chapter development a reality just as the recent work that was done to expand NABVETS, Inc. Internationally. I commend Dominican Republic Chapter #0128 for establishing as office where veterans can go to obtain information first-hand about veteran’s benefits and obtain assistance with filing for those benefits. This is what we do, this is how we do it, this is the National Association for Black Veterans, Incorporated.