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14th
Sep 2021

Veteran's Corner V.F.W. Post 10185 News

 
The next meeting of Silver/Holiday V.F.W. Post 10185 will be held on Thursday, September 2nd 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.
 
Thursday, September 2nd is VJ Day, This is the 76th 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 6th is Labor Day; Rosh Hashanah begins at Sunset and ends Wednesday at Sunset.
 
Saturday, September 11th is Patriot Day.
 
Wednesday,  September 15th, Yom Kippur Begins at Sunset and ends Thursday at Sunset.
 
Saturday, September 18th is National POW/MIA Recognition Day.
 
Wednesday, September 22nd beginning of Fall.
 
Sunday, September 26th is Gold Star Mother's Day.
 
Tuesday, September 28th at 7:00 pm V.F.W. Post 10185's Commander Angelo Portuese and his staff will attend V.F.W. District 12's meeting at V.F.W. 12173, 259 Gifford Rd., Tuckerton, NJ., 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.
 
Wednesday, September 29th is V.F.W. Day. The Veterans of Foreign Wars was established on September 29th, 1899. That is 222 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.
 
Remember if you hear of any Post member passing away or being in the hospital, call Chaplain Thomas Kraszewski at 848-210-3722 and let him know. 
 
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