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V.F.W. POST 10185

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SEPTEMBER 2022 UPDATE

James Egan

Post 8352 members are welcome to transfer into our post.The next meeting of Silver/Holiday V.F.W. Post 10185 will be held on Thursday, September 1st at 1:00 pm at Silver Ridge Park West Clubhouse, 145 Westbrook Drive, Silver Ridge West. We hold our meetings on the first Thursday of every month. We meet in the daytime, so you do not have to drive at night. To join our post, just bring a copy of your Discharge (DD-214) to our meeting and you will be signed up right away. You'll receive a hardy welcome and refreshments before the meeting. You will also have a chance to talk with fellow Veterans and make new friends. Anyone needing transportation to our meetings can call Past Commander James Egan at 732-341-4905 or one of the other officers, and we will gladly pick you up and take you back home after the meeting.

 

Friday, September 2nd is VJ Day, This is the 77th Anniversary of the Japanese Surrendering to U.S. General Douglas MacArthur and General Jonathan Wainright. General Wainright was being honored at the ceremony because he was a former P.O.W. Held by the Japanese Army and a survivor of the infamous “Bataan Death March”. This historic event took place aboard the Battleship Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Harbor, ending W.W II on September 2nd, 1945.
 
Monday, September 5th is Labor Day.
 
Sunday, September 11th is Patriot Day.
 
Friday, September 16th, is National POW/MIA Recognition Day.
 
Thudsday, September 22nd is the first day of autumn.
 
Sunday, September 25th is Gold Star Mother's Day. Rosh Hashanah begins at Sunset and ends Tuesday at Sunset.
 
On Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 pm V.F.W. Post 10185's Commander Thomas Kraszewski and his staff will attend V.F.W. District 12's meeting at V.F.W. Post TBD, where the latest V.F.W. Programs and events will be discussed. Any other post member wishing to attend can call Commander James Egan at 732-341-4905.
 
Thursday, September 29th is V.F.W. Day. The Veterans of Foreign Wars was established on September 29th, 1899. That is 223 years of fighting for Veterans Rights. You can join the fight for Veterans Rights by becoming a member of V.F.W. Post 10185, we need your support. To get an application or more information call Quartermaster Dennis Aldridge at 848-480-2728. You will be glad you did.

 

AUGUST 2022 UPDATE

James Egan

Post 8352 members are welcome to transfer into our post. The next meeting of Silver/Holiday V.F.W. Post 10185 will be held on Thursday, August 4th at 1:00 PM at the Silver Ridge Park West Clubhouse, 145 Westbrook Drive. We hold our meetings on the first Thursday of every month. We meet in the daytime, so you do not have to drive at night. To join our post, just bring a copy of your Discharge (DD-214) to our meeting and you will be signed up right away. You'll receive a hardy welcome and refreshments before the meeting. You will also have a chance to talk with fellow Veterans and make new friends. Anyone needing transportation to our meetings can call Past Commander James Egan at 732-341-4905 or one of the other Officers, and we will gladly pick you up and take you back home after the meeting

Thursday, August 4th, The Vietnam Conflict began in 1964.
 
Sunday, August 14th, Japan surrended in 1945.
 
For the Veterans Fighting the Global War on the Terrorism against ISIS, you are eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Eligibility dates are June 15, 2014 – TBD. For more information go to WWW.VFE.org/Join/Eligibility. 
 
District 12 meeting to be decided by the new District Commander Barbara Kim-Hagermann.

 

 

JULY 2022 UPDATE

James Egan

Post 8352 members are welcome to transfer into our post. The next meeting of Silver/Holiday V.F.W. Post 10185 will be held on Thursday, July 7th at 1:00 PM at the Silver Ridge Park West Clubhouse, 145 Westbrook Drive. We hold our meetings on the first Thursday of every month. We meet in the daytime, so you do not have to drive at night. To join our post, just bring a copy of your Discharge (DD-214) to our meeting and you will be signed up right away. You'll receive a hardy welcome and refreshments before the meeting. You will also have a chance to talk with fellow Veterans and make new friends. Anyone needing transportation to our meetings can call Past Commander James Egan at 732-341-4905 or one of the other Officers, and we will gladly pick you up and take you back home after the meeting

The following new Officers were sworn in Commander Thomas Kraszewski, Senor Vice Commander   Kenneth S. Andreyo, Junior Vice Commander Gary DeRosa, Quartermaster Dennis Aldrich, Chaplain Joseph Orsani, 1 year Trustee Past Post Commander James Egan, 3 Year Trustee Frank Neigel and will take office after the Department Convention on the 18th of June 2021.
 
Monday, July 4th, is Independence Day remember to fly your flag and watch the Fire Works in the evening.
 
Wednesday, July 27th, marks the 69th Anniversary of the ending of the Korean War. The monument to the Korean War is located at the Boardwalk and Park Place in Atlantic City, NJ. There is usually a ceremony held there every year by the local Veteran organizations, so that the Korean War will never be known as the “Forgotten War.”
 
For the Veterans Fighting the Global War on the Terrorism against ISIS, you are eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Eligibility dates are June 15, 2014 – TBD. For more information go to WWW.VFW.org/Join/Eligibility. 
 

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Jim Egan 732-341-4905

 

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