Apr
24

Membership Update April 24th

Comrades,

Department of Georgia VFW is on the move! Let’s all join Commander Sandberg and congratulate Commander Lonnie Miley and the members of VFW Post 9709 Macon, Georgia, for being the 34th post in Georgia to reach the 100% membership mark! We now have Post’s at 100% or higher in 7 of the 8 Districts…and 4 of 8 Districts above 90%! Keep up the good work!
Thanks for all you do,

Michael J. O’Steen
Department Adjutant
VFW Department of Georgia
(478) 474-3737
“NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS”

Apr
23

Department Convention June 15-18 2017

Please call headquarters and register for Department Convention and All-State Banquet. Deadline for hotel rooms is May 24th. Call 1-800-228-9290 to make your reservation for a room. Be sure to ask for the VFW rate. If you wish to have an ad in the Convention book please email them to me. If you want an ad, but do not know how to design your own just send me your ideas and I will do my best to design it to your liking and put it in the book. Ads are $150 for a full page or $75 for half page. The deadline to notify me you want or to send me your ad is 4:30 P.M. May 29th. This gives me time to design them, put them in proper order and proof the entire book before it is sent to the printer. Thank you.

Apr
20

Death Notice

Update : A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 for Anne Bryant at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 4 PM. Burial will be at the McLeroy Family Cemetery following the service. http://www.viningivyhill.com/obituaries/Anne-McLeroy-Bryant?obId=1709255#/obituaryInfo

 

Comrades,

With heavy heart, I make the announcement of the passing of Anne Bryant, Past Department President, and current 4th District President.  Anne passed yesterday morning, and arrangements are being handled by  Vining Ivy Hill Funeral Home in Eatonton.  Further information will be forwarded when we receive it.  The Georgia VFW and Auxiliary will certainly miss her.  Please keep her family in your prayers.

God Bless,

 

Michael J. O’Steen

Department Adjutant

VFW Department of Georgia

 

To Leave a Message   On  Anne’s   Tribute Wall  Click Here 

Apr
20

Membership Update April 20th

Comrades,

Please join Commander Sandberg and congratulate Post Commander Betty Turner of Post 4706, Decatur And Post Commander Horace Todd of Post 4092, St. Simons Island and their Post members ….our most recent posts to reach the 100%…

We now have 33 Posts that have reached 100% or higher at this time in the Department of Georgia….Keep up the good work!

Thanks for all you do,

 

Michael J. O’Steen

Department Adjutant

VFW Department of Georgia

Apr
20

Membership Update April 19th

Comrades,

Please join Commander Sandberg and congratulate Post Commander John Skinner and the members of Post 2667, Newnan….our most recent post to reach the 100%…

We now have 31 Posts that have reached 100% or higher at this time in the Department of Georgia….Keep up the good work!

Thanks for all you do,

Michael J. O’Steen

Department Adjutant

VFW Department of Georgia

Apr
17

Membership Update April 17th

Comrades,

GEORGIA VFW is on the move !!  We have 4 more posts that have recently reached the 100% membership plateau!  Please join Commander Sandberg in congratulating the following Post Commanders and members:

–Post 4784, Americus, Commander Tom Holloway,

–Post 4904, Bainbridge, Commander Hill Yates,

–Post 4995, Thomasville, Commander Franklin Knight, and

–Post 4583, Jesup, Commander Dan Jenkin

This now brings the Department of Georgia VFW to a total of 30 posts that have reached 100% or greater in membership! 

Additionally, we now have 4 Districts above 90%, and they are:

1st District, Commander Kevin Hammond, 97.08%

7th District, Commander Ken Stanis, 94.56%

6th District, Commander Curtis Talley, 91.02%, and

4th District, Commander Joe O’Neill, 90.17%

Keep up the good work! And remember RECRUIT, RECRUIT, RECRUIT…..

Thanks for all you do,

 

Michael J. O’Steen

Department Adjutant

VFW Department of Georgia

Apr
13

Membership Update April 13 2017

Please join Commander Sandberg in congratulating Post Commander Gary Schubert and Membership of Post 4392 Thunderbolt for achieving the benchmark of 100% in post membership.  Department of Georgia currently now has 26 Posts at 100% or higher in membership!  But the work is not done… Those posts striving for All State recognition must reach 100% in membership by the end of this month (April 30)..

RECRUIT, RECRUIT, RECRUIT.  We have recruited nearly 1,000 new members so far this year; and need that many more to achieve our goals… Keep up the good work.

Thanks for all you do,  

 

Michael J. O’Steen

Department Adjutant

VFW Department of Georgia

Apr
12

Membership Update !!

Please join Commander Sandberg in congratulating Post Commander Ronnie McCall and the members of Reidsville Post 7764, and also Post Commander Willie Guzman and the members of Marietta Rainbow Post 2681 for achieving the benchmark of 100% in post membership.  Department of Georgia currently now has 25 Posts at 100% or higher in membership!  But the work is not done… Those posts striving for All State recognition must reach 100% in membership by the end of this month (April 30)..

RECRUIT, RECRUIT, RECRUIT.  We have recruited nearly 1,000 new members so far this year; and need that many more to achieve our goals… Keep up the good work.

Thanks for all you do,  

 

Michael J. O’Steen

Department Adjutant

VFW Department of Georgia

Apr
11

Teachers of the Year

Congrats   To All !!

 

K-5 Caroline Soggs Loganville, GA. Youth Elementary  Post 4180 Snellville-Dist. 3

6-8 Samantha Clark Newnan, GA. Arnall Middle School Post 2667 Newnan-Dist. 5

9-12 John Garner Temple, GA. Newnan High School Post 2667 Newnan-Dist. 5

Apr
10

Passing of a Comrade

On behalf of Commander Sandberg and with great sympathy I inform every one of the passing of Past State Commander Ralph Thomas. He was Department Commander from 2006-2007. The Visitation is from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. today April 10th, 2017 at Peeples Funeral Home 208 South Third Ave. Chatsworth, GA. The funeral will be tomorrow April 11th, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

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