Coming home doesn't mean the battle is over. With over 10 times the amount of veterans lost to suicide than to combat operations in the same time period, there has never been a more important time to TAKE A STAND and DO something to support our veterans!! If you or someone you know is suffering from PTSD, we have people that have shared a similar experience and are ready to help.
All with all the situations happening in our communities and Country, it is my great pleasure to announce the Post is open for business, under the Governor's and State Department guidelines. We are currently opening Monday-Saturday at 3pm. It is imperative that we follow all of the 39 rules that were set out by the Governor. Please keep social distancing, do not come if you have COVID-19 symptoms and please continue to support the Veterans/Auxiliary members and families, during this time! I am fully committed to maintain the values and core of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, during this time of turmoil. Stay Strong and take care of each other!8 Aug-House Committee Meeting-1000-We will have our meeting as scheduled. We will maintain social distancing and ensure we are following State and Local Guideline.15 Aug-District Meeting-1000 in Kings bay. I will be attending along with the District Adjutant, Cindi. There will be a ZOOM for everyone wishing to login. I will shoot it out on the 14th of Aug.15 Aug-Monthly Member Meeting-1000-We will have our Post meeting as scheduled. The SVC will conduct the meeting along with the remaining officers and members.We will maintain social distancing and ensure we are following State and Local Guidelines. This will also be done VIA Teleconference for those that cannot attend. I will send out the phone number and access code on Friday, 14 Aug 2020. Please participate as it is election time and we need your support!29 Aug-Leon Parrish VFW Memorial Golf Tournament-0830 Pine Forest Golf Club Jesup, GA-$65.00 per player, Prizes: 1st $300 2nd $200 3rd $100, Complimentary food and drinks. T shirts and door prizes. Contact Susan Simmons for info 912-223-4429 It will be a fun day, we will not be providing lunch.31 Aug-Blood drive-2-7 pm. Appts preferred but check for what times walk ins will be accepted. . You can make appts on line @ redcrossblood.orgor call Beverly @ 317-319-6059 or Susan @ 912-223-4429 for assistance.
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare
On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a Nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.
That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - President Abraham Lincoln
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce its 2020 "Uniting to Combat Hunger" campaign has raised more ...