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Let us never forget the 58,000 men and women who gave their lives in service to our nation, the United States of America, during the Vietnam War. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC chronologically lists the names of those Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our way of life. Remember them every day, everywhere and in every way.
The poppy is the officially adopted memorial flower of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. The VFW "Buddy"® Poppy honors the service of men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Veterans and Civilians alike are encouraged to wear a poppy in honor of the price these Veterans paid.
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.
** VFW Post 12180, next meeting will be conducted online via computer and voice conference call over Zoom see date below: check your email for a message from the Post Commander or check your cellphone text messages for instructions. Please join the meeting no later than 10 minutes before the start time.
Date: September 10, 2020 (2nd Thursday) at 7 pmThe meeting will be hosted utilizing Zoom
...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.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13
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