WELCOME TO VFW POST 9785

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.
 

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COMRADES and AUXILIARY


This week there are a few events I wanted to invite you all to.

Tonight (Wednesday) - 5K walk. We will begin at 1730 if you would like to join.

Saturday - 98 Fund will be cutting Lumber for next week's bath house construction by the Gold Star Families arriving this weekend. (Rock is looking for volunteers to help prep the wood)
8400 Russet Road, Palmer Alaska.

Saturday - FLAG DAY Retirement of flags. Start at 1700, will replace flags on Poles out front and then retire all flags that have been turned in. 
Fire Dept approved, need water hose, extinguisher, contact dispatch prior to burning and alert the Fire Dept next door. Looking for a few volunteers to retire flags.

Thanks for all you do for the VFW POST 9785.

2nd Week of June

Daily Draw - $1094 .

Gun Raffle - Springfield XDM Elite 10MM - only 100 tickets sold. Ask Skylar and the Bartender for tickets.

 

This Week 13 June - 20 June

There are a lot of sports going on in the post - NHL Playoffs, NBA Championship

Monday - Start of the Work Week, Stop by and say hello to your favorite Bartender. Texas Holdem starting at 1800 hours in the basement.

Tuesday - Meeting night; 1730 Cooties meeting, 1800 House Committee Meeting, 1900 Joint opening with Auxiliary, 1930ish General Membership Meeting. FLAG Day being remembered on Saturday.

Wednesday - Whiskey Wednesday - 5K Walk, Stop by and say hello to your favorite bartender.  Looking for a Food Truck. With Solstice Festival this weekend they are all prepping.

Thursday - Thirsty Thursday - Stop by and have an ODD MAN RUSH Blonde, Enforcer, Hazy IPA or Coors light. McKinley Mountain Men having a meeting downstairs.

Friday - Stop by if you are in town and say hello to your favorite bartenders

Saturday - Sports all day long. Come by and get some sun on the back deck. Flag Day starting at 1700 

Sunday - NASCAR, GOLF, NHL, NBA all being played on  the Televisions.

Monday - Holiday (JUNETENTH)


CHAIRMAN for 2022/23 season

Maintenance Chairman - Kenny Ray has stepped up to be the Maintenance Chairman for the next year. If you see something or something needs repaired please contact Kenny Ray.

Kitchen Chairman - Bob Mardis our janitor and Friday/Sunday cleaner is our Kitchen Chairman. If you want to use the kitchen, or see something in the Kitchen needs looked after please get with Bob. He is at the V on Mon, Wed, Friday Night and Sunday Afternoon.




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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.

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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.

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2nd Week of June

Flag Day New Officers Juneteenth

Retiring Flags

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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.