Author: Bohdan Dudycz

CHICAGO – Renowned local artist Elena Diadenko concluded her exhibition of paintings at the Ukrainian National Museum (UNM) in April 2022. In an outpouring of generosity, Ms. Diadenko contributed $14,000 from the sale of her paintings to the humanitarian fund of the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) Post 32. On May 4, in recognition of her philanthropy, representatives of the UAV presented her with a plaque of recognition for her altruism. Pictured above (from left to right) during the presentation of the plaque are UAV Publicity Officer Bohdan Dudycz, UNM President Lydia Tkaczuk, Ms. Diadenko, UAV National Adjutant John Steciw and…

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QUANTICO, Va. – The Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) met for their annual National Convention in Marine Corps Base Quantico on October 21-23. Delegates representing 20 posts gathered to discuss important policies, accomplishments and goals. The convention concluded with the election of a new National Executive Board, which will serve a one-year term in 2022-2023. The COVID-19 pandemic, which has impacted nearly every Ukrainian American organization since 2020, also limited the UAV’s activities. National Commander Ihor Rudko noted how the UAV has been affected by the ongoing pandemic. “This virus has put a pall over our country and forced our citizens…

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