The day has finally arrived. The dedication of the 9-11 Memorial at 38 Acres Park in Winthrop Harbor is taking place on Saturday, July 24th at 11 am.
Come out and join us for the next meat raffle on Saturday, July 24th. The first drawing will be shortly after 2 pm.
Member Christine was honored for her service as Illinois District 5 Commander at the annual Spring Frolic at Post 7448. Christine is completing two years of consecutive service at the position.
The Queen of Hearts has returned. Drawings will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 pm and Fridays at 7 pm. See you there!
Looking to get out of the house? Enjoy the video gaming at the Post in a safe and friendly environment. Masks are required and the units are separated by Plexiglas.
Old Glory proudly displayed on a hand-carved pole.
"To honor the dead by helping the living." The Buddy Poppy - small red flower symbolic of the blood shed in World War I. With help from the VFW, the "Little Red Flower" continues to benefit the needy. Thanks to the Zion and Winthrop Harbor communities for your donations during our most recent drive. 100% collected goes towards Veteran support.
Are Burn Pits the Agent Orange for the Nation’s Youngest Veterans? If you feel you have been exposed while on active duty, you are encourage to get your name on the National registry.
God Bless all the active duty service men and women stationed around the world. We are grateful for those that gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.
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. Stop by the post if you are interested in joining.
The Post Canteen is looking to hire a new bartender for a flexible hour position. Interested candidates should stop by the post for an application or talk to Lisa.
...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.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13
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
WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now accepting application...