In the rising of the sun and in its going down, we remember them. In the blowing of the wind and in the chill of winter, we remember them. In the opening of buds and in the rebirth of spring, we remember them. In the blueness of the sky and in the warmth of summer, we remember them. In the rustling of leaves and in the beauty of autumn, we remember them. In the beginning of the year and when it ends, we remember them. When we are weary and in need of strength, we remember them. When we are lost and sick at heart, we remember them. When we have joys we yearn to share, we remember them. So long as we live, they too shall live, for they are now a part of us, as we remember them.
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.
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.
COMRADES and AUXILIARY
Monday - Stop by and say hello to your favorite bartenders. AOAA Meeting DownstairsTuesday - Taco Tuesday; Stop by to watch Championship Week 2 for NCAA Basketball. SEC/ACC/BIG 10/BIG12/PAC12 Championship week. Hail and Farewell Downstairs.Wednesday - Whiskey Wednesday - Come by the post and watch some Hockey. Darts VFW TOOThursday - Thirsty Thursday - Stop by and say hello to the patrons of Post 9785. Company Dining In (downstairs)Friday - Flannel Friday throughout the Winter. Flintlock Special playing good bluegrass music. Steak Night from 1800 to 2000 hours, Pre-Order is available, ask the bartender. (Quesenberry Crew).Lent takes place till 7 April if you would like to have Fish for dinner bring it in and the Cooks downstairs will serve it up for you. The sides will cost.Saturday - Stop by for some NCAA Championship Weekend and Professional Hockey,Sunday - Sunday Breakfast (Quesenberry Crew) Breakfast from 1000 - 1230. Post Inspection by Department VFW. 1300. Hal Rodgers Celebration of Life - 1500 till ???.
A heads up that the VFW Post 9785 will be hosting the 2023 State Convention. Dates for Convention are 11 -13 May 2023.
If you would like to volunteer to help us make this the best ever please contact Mel Quesenberry.
Lots coming up in March.
Friday Steak Night and Sunday Breakfast; If you are interested in helping out the crews can use your help and volunteerism.NASCAR
NHL Hockey - We have the NHL Package; Stop by and watch some NHL HockeyMarch Madness - NCAA Championship
Flintlock SpecialVern KaraokeBirthday PartiesMilitary Award CeremonyDining InRetirement PartiesCelebration of Life
The VFW works hand in hand with Sports Clips for HERO scholarships (E5s and Below) SPORTS CLIPS is located in Wasilla and on Diamond BlvdAction Corps sends out weekly emails of what they are working on at National. Sign up to be an Action Corps Member and be in the know.If you ordered a VFW Shirt from the VFW they are sitting upstairs on the Commanders Desk. Please stop by and ask the bartender for your shirt. New order shirts will be ready hopefully this weekend.
Friendly reminder that the bartender's responsibility daily is to all patrons have drinks, if you are playing Rippies please be patient, the bartenders are not ignoring you but have to provide drinks to patrons before rippies are counted out. If you would like to discuss please contact Mel Q, John R, Amy B, Alex B. or myself.
Daily Draw - $684
Gun Raffle February - Springfield Hellcat Pro 9mm; 1 Apr 23 at 1800
Don't wait, tickets sold 100 and they go fast.
Remember to always be nice to your bartenders
Looking forward to seeing you all at the VFW. Have a great week.
Herschel DeatonCommanderVFW Post 978907-350-6210
...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.
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare
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