This letter informed Kopper and Held that the Corps were ineligible for receiving Federal surplus property.
An attached letter from M. Richard Rose, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, explained why.
The letter is dated September 26, 1972.
"Our way of life is expressed in deeds similar to that displayed by August Held. Vigor, integrity and devotion to the maintaining and stabilizing of the United States Volunteer Life Saving Corps despite obstacles has been his consistent…
In this letter, Held wrote about funding for the Yonkers branch of the U.S.V.LS.C. that eventually came from the Yonkers city council.
Davids and Held were in correspondence over Davids setting up branch of the Corps in Florida.
The letter is dated…