"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 canteen is closed until further notice based on state mandate. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to reopening as soon as we can.
...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.
You were not alone over there. You are not alone now. There are 20
million veterans who would give their lives for you. Please don't take
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare
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