You were not alone over there. You are not alone now. There are 20
million veterans who would give their lives for you. Please don't take
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
WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is today announcing an agreement in which it is entrusting the experienced environ...
...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.
VFW MEETING 1ST WED OF EVERY MONTH
DINNER @ 6PM -MEETING @ 7PM -IN PERSON & ZOOM
MEETING ZOOM LINK http://us06web.zoom.us/j/86401196884FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENTSATURDAY NOVEMBER 26TH
VETERAN & MILITARY FAMILIES ONLY9 TO 10AM
OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AT 10AMVETERAN OR MILITARY ID REQUIREDDEPT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFICATIONDD-214/215 OR NGB-22VETERANS ADMINISTRATION ID"VETERAN" DRIVERS LICENSEVETERAN ORGANIZATION MEMBER CARD (NO AUXILIARY OR SONS OF)THANK YOU TOSEACREST REHABILITATION & HEALTHCARE CENTERYOUR DONATION HELPED US FEED LOCAL RESIDENTS IN NEED DURING OUR ANNUAL THANKSGIVING MEAL EVENT
Post 12173 is an All-American Post for the years:
2021-2022The 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
From May 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022 the Post has conducted:239 Veteran / Community Service ProjectsOur 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 contestsDonated 400+ winter coats to area school childrenHalloween Trunk or Treat
Thanksgiving meals prepared and delivered to 74 homebound citizens& 10 to the State Police Tuckerton Barracks
Donations to local food banksChristmas gifts to hospitalized children
Honoring our Vietnam Veterans
PEARL HARBOR DAY 2021 WITH VIKING YACHT
THANKSGIVINGCOMMUNITY SERVICEFOOD DRIVEYOUTH177th BBQVietnam Veteran Pin Ceremony