On Thursday, a special celebration was held in the Polish consulate in New York. The event concerned the admission of sergeant Speck to the Polish Army Veterans’ Association in America. The Veterans’ Association, SWAP, is a more than 100-year old Polish organization launched by Polish Americans who contributed to the gift for Polish independence in General Heller’s army. SWAP cherishes these traditions and brings together all Polish American veterans.
The 40th anniversary of the signing of the August Solidarity Agreements and the 81st anniversary of the outbreak of World War II
On August 30, 2020, we remembered the 40th anniversary of the signing of the August Solidarity Agreements and the 81st anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. The event took place at St. Casimir’s Parish in Newark, New Jersey.
On August 18, 2020 Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) asked the U.S. House of Representatives to bring Congressional recognition to the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Warsaw, and join him in honoring and celebrating “the Polish soldiers who bravely fought not for just the freedom of their homeland, but for the liberty and justice for all.”
Read Congressman’s remarks here: https://www.congress.gov/congressional-record/2020/8/18/extensions-of-remarks-section/article/E770-2
A protest letter regarding President Putin’s slanderous statements about Poland to the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Washington.
See photos from ‘Veterans Ripped Out of Death’ – a series of meetings between the Polish community and heroes of war missions in Afghanistan.
On June 13, 2019, a meeting with Polish and American veterans of war missions in Afghanistan took place at the headquarters of the Polish Ambassador in Washington. At the meeting, two episodes of the series “Veterans Ripped Out of Death” were presented. The meeting was honored by the presence of the Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak.
‘Veterans Ripped Out of Death’ – a series of meetings between the Polish community and heroes of war missions in Afghanistan.
Between June 8-14, 2019, a series of meetings with veterans serving on war missions in Afghanistan took place on the East Coast of the United States. The meetings were organized by the Committee for the celebration of the Smolensk Catastrophe and Katyn Genocide in American Częstochowa. Special participants in this project were the protagonists of the series “Veterans Ripped Out of Death”; directed by Grzegorz Zasępa: Lieutenant Karol Cierpica, former soldier of the18th Airborne Battalion in Bielsko-Biała, platoon officer Marcin Kulas from the 6th Airborne Brigade in Kraków, and sergeant Corey Speck from the Georgia Army National Guard, as well as the director of the series himself…
On the first day of March, for several years, in Poland, the National Remembrance Day of the “Cursed Soldiers” is celebrated. The memory of soldiers of the anti-communist and pro-independence underground of the Polish State is preserved not only in our homeland but also abroad, in the United States, especially among the Polish diaspora…
The Symposium was prepared at the initiative of Jerzy Polak – Chairman of the Club "Gazeta Polska" in Stamford – and the Patriotic Forum in Stamford in cooperation with the Committee of Celebrations of the Anniversary of the Smolensk Disaster and the Katyn Genocide, the Foundation The Clubs of the "Polish Newspaper" in the United States, the Reduta of the Good Name – USA, the Families of Radio Maryja and the Clubs "Gazeta Polska" from the east coast of the United States (NY, NJ, Boston, Philadelphia and Florida).
On Sunday, December 2nd, the Central celebration of the 100 anniversary of the restoration of independence in the Philadelphia agglomerations took place. All-Day event was the result of a joint work of a broad coalition of local Polish organizations: The Association of the House of Poland, the Smolensk Disaster Celebration Committee and the Katyn Genocide, the Philadelphia GP Club, the Kościuszkowska Foundation Philadelphia Branch, Good Name Reduty – USA, SWAP – District 10 (Facility 12 – Philadelphia, PA and 81 – Trenton, NJ), Polish Language Schools. Saint. John Kanit and ZHP Philadelphia – Bridesburg – Philadelphia.