The meat raffle will now start back up in November. We look forward to seeing you then.
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.
Drawing are now on Wednesdays and Fridays. Winning tickets will be drawn at 6 pm Wednesday and 7 pm on Fridays. Tickets go on sale one hour prior. You must be present to win.
Students from grades 9-12 are being sought for a writing competition. The deadline for entries is October 31st. See the attached application for more details and contact our Post for submissions.
Students from grades 6-8 are being sought for a writing competition. The deadline for entries is October 31st. See the attached application for more details and contact our Post for submissions.
Old Glory proudly displayed on a hand-carved pole.
Looking for an excuse to get out of the house in the fresh air? NAVSTA Great Lakes has set aside times on Tuesdays for Veterans to enjoy golf. Tee times are required and some restrictions apply.
"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.
We are approved to reopen the canteen on Monday, October 26that 10 am and will be open 7 days a week.
FHCC is now reserving appointments for flu shots to be administered starting October 5th. Call (224) 610-7783 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are not currently supported. Other options are to contact the nearest CVS, Walmart or Costco who have partnered up this year for Veteran flu shots.
...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.
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
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.