WELCOME TO KELLEY/OLIVEIRA/STANTON POLICE MEMORIAL POST

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

Announcements

EVENTS

VFW MEETING 1ST WED OF EVERY MONTH

DINNER @ 6PM -MEETING @ 7PM -IN PERSON & ZOOM

MEETING ZOOM LINK http://us06web.zoom.us/j/86401196884

FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT 
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26TH

VETERAN & MILITARY FAMILIES ONLY
9 TO 10AM

OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC    AT 10AM
VETERAN OR MILITARY ID REQUIRED
DEPT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFICATION 
DD-214/215 OR NGB-22
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION ID 
"VETERAN" DRIVERS LICENSE 
VETERAN ORGANIZATION MEMBER CARD (NO AUXILIARY OR SONS OF)
 
THANK YOU TO
SEACREST REHABILITATION & HEALTHCARE CENTER
YOUR DONATION HELPED US FEED LOCAL RESIDENTS IN NEED DURING OUR ANNUAL THANKSGIVING MEAL EVENT
 
 


  

Post 12173 is an All-American Post for the years: 

2018-2019

2019-2020 

2020-2021 

2021-2022

The VFW All-American designation is awarded by National VFW Commander in Chief to top posts globally and recognizes posts for their service, representation, and advocacy for veterans, their families and the communities they serve. They are considered the best of the best.
We also received the 2021-2022 Outstanding Community Service Post Award

Community Activities 

From May 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022 the Post has conducted:
239 Veteran / Community Service Projects
Our members served 6,181 volunteer hours 

These projects included assistance to homeless veterans, twice monthly mental health awareness sessions &
our Afghan Veteran Listening Session

Sea Scout & Boy Scout support including honoring 5 Eagle Scouts - flag retirement ceremonies, camp outs & church service

Memorial Day, 4th of July, POW/MIA Awareness, 9/11 Memorial, Veterans Day & Pearl Harbor ceremonies, get out the vote projects or events

School student scholarships including our Voice of Democracy & Patriots Pens Essay contests
Donated 400+ winter coats to area school children 
Halloween Trunk or Treat

 
Thanksgiving meals prepared and delivered to 74 homebound citizens
& 10 to the State Police Tuckerton Barracks

Donations to local food banks 
 
Christmas gifts to hospitalized children
 

 

Honoring our Vietnam Veterans
 
 

 

 

 

 

 PEARL HARBOR DAY 2021 WITH VIKING YACHT

 

 

SCOUTS

 
THANKSGIVING 
 
 
 COMMUNITY SERVICE
 
 
FOOD DRIVE 
 
YOUTH 
 
177th BBQ
 
  
 
 
 
 
Vietnam Veteran Pin Ceremony 
 
 
 

 
 

News & Events

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Membership

Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...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.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post12173 Members

STAND DOWN FOR HOMELESS VETS

National News

Important info from National VFW

'Thanks for the Heroes Among Us'

WASHINGTON - As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I would like all of us to reflect with thankfulness in our hearts on the ...

VFW, BMBFC Law Collaborate to assist with Camp Lejeune Claims

WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is today announcing an agreement in which it is entrusting the experienced environ...

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OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.
 
 

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