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You may like to view
a video on Master
Perez Benavidez he
was a member of
the Studies and
Group of the United
States Army. He
received the Medal
of Honor for his
actions in combat
near Lộc Ninh,
South Vietnam on
May 2, 1968.
Returning Vets: VFW Post 2208 would like to give a Free one year VFW membership to all qualified
returning military personnel.
info for you.
Steps for using VA
Post 2208 Meetings held at the
New WAVP Building
1300 4th Street NW
full military honors. Donald McGrane, of Waverly, was a Navy Aviation Anti-submarine technician on a
helicopter flying a search and rescue mission when enemy fire shot it down in July, 1967. McGrane and three
crew members died in the crash. Since then searchers found their remains, but it took years to identify them all.
Now all four will be buried together April 2nd, at Arlington National Cemetery.
If you have not seen this
it is well worth your time.
A wonderful **multi**-
dimensional tribute to those
who served in Vietnam.*
This is probably one of the best
videos on Vietnam that I have
certainly brought back
*This video is 28 minutes long*
, so be sure you have time to
watch it all
the way through. There are
thousands of similar accounts
of those who
served in Vietnam, and this
video does a great job of
many of those experiences.
Please pass this on to others –
Veterans who served in any
2017 VETERANS DAY ON THE HILL: The Veterans Day on the Hill at
the State Capitol will be January 18, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon.
Please be there around 8:30 a.m. at the Rotunda. Start getting your
people together to come to the State Capitol on that day to talk with
your Representative concerning veteran’s issues. The more veterans
we have at the State Capitol on that day, the better chance we have
on getting things passed for veterans. We encourage members from
all Posts to participate.
|VFW Department of
Iowa Brick Fundraiser
Join us in becoming a part of our
1st place ($150): Macy Huisenga
2nd place ($100): Celia Vowels
3rd place ($50): Kaelei Tellinghuisen
Voice of Democracy:
1st place ($150): Paige Kane
2nd pkace($100): Samuel Bast
3rd place($50): Anna SmolikHagen
VFW Post 2208’s February 2017 activities:
Thursday the 2nd – VFW sponsoring Hors D’Oeuvres
Tuesday the 14th – VFW Post 2208 meeting at 7:30 pm
Wednesday the 15th – WAVP Building & Grounds meeting at 6:30 pm
Thursday the 16th –Bev Besh is doing his spaghetti as a WAVP meal
Saturday the 18th – VFW is hosting a veterans informational seminar upstairs beginning at 10 am
Saturday the 18th – VFW Steak Fry
Tuesday the 21st – VFW Auxiliary meeting at 5 pm
Monday the 27th – Cootie Pup Tent 69 meeting at 7 pm
Department of Iowa VFW fundraiser for Veterans