Monthly Archive: March 2017

Mar
23

Membership March 23,2017

Comrades, Let’s all join Commander Sandberg and congratulate Commander James Abel and the membership of Post 6126, Perry for reaching the 100% membership benchmark!!! Department of Georgia VFW now has 17 Posts at 100% or greater in membership, and have passed the 87% mark as a Department.  Remember, every day is a VFW Day, and membership is crucial–90% is our goal …

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Mar
23

Georgia World War I Centennial Commission

The VFW Department of Georgia presents Georgia’s World War I Centennial Commission with the 2nd installment of a $50,000 pledge at the Commission’s March 22, 2017 Meeting.  The image shows twenty checks from 20 posts of the Department totaling $17,050.  When combined with $10,000 from the VFW Department of Georgia presented to the Commission January 19, …

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Mar
22

VETERANS GOLF TOURNAMENT Blueberry Plantation Alma Georgia

Mar
22

Officer Resignation

Comrades, It is with regrets that I send the following information on behalf of Department Commander Sandberg.  Department of Georgia Sr. Vice Commander Richard Knight submitted his resignation yesterday, March 21,2017, due to health issues. Comrade Richard Attaway is now Sr. Vice Commander. In Accordance with Article V, Section 520 of the National By-Laws, the …

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Mar
21

Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam Veterans Day commemorates the sacrifices of Vietnam veterans and their families and is part of a national effort to recognize the men and women who were denied a proper welcome upon returning home more than 40 years ago. Most states celebrate “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” on March 29 or 30 of each year. …

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Mar
20

Membership

Congratulations to Commander Ronald Stubbs and Membership of Post 3650 Fayetteville for reaching 100%. Keep in mind March is Membership month. We would like for all Post to be at 90% by the end of March. There are currently 20 Posts within 10 members of being 100%. Keep pushing.

Mar
13

World War I Commemoration Campaign

Comrades,   “Perpetuating the Memory and History of Our Dead”   Below please find the latest information from our National Council of Administration regarding the World War I Commemoration Campaign.  This information is in addition to the news the Department of Georgia Council of Administration approved a match of up to $25,000 for donations to …

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Mar
09

Press Release on Mental Health for OTH

Mar
09

VFW National Commander Brian Duffy testified before a special joint hearing of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees on March 1, 2017

Mar
08

Makeup Service Officer School

Department Service Officer Joel Willis will be holding a Makeup Service Officer School at Post 6330 Jonesboro on March 11, 2017  Start at 0900 And Ends At 1300. If your Service Officer did not attend the first one this will be the chance to makeup for this miss.

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