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TRICARE has established a Nurse Advice Line (NAL) that is available at no cost to TRICARE beneficiaries in the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii. The NAL is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The NAL has health care professionals on staff ready and able to answer urgent care questions, give health …

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Author: bakura105
Posted: February 2, 2016, 2:02 pm
The World War I Centennial Commission announced the winning design for a new national memorial. “The Weight of Sacrifice,” created by 25-year-old Joe Weishaar, a 2013 University of Arkansas graduate who now works in Chicago, and New York-based sculptor Sabin Howard, was selected out of five finalists from 350 total entries. The design met the …

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Author: bakura105
Posted: February 2, 2016, 2:02 pm
The VFW spoke before the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission yesterday in support of the proposed National Desert Storm Memorial. The VFW fully supports its creation, as authorized by Resolution 305, which was approved by delegates attending the 115th VFW National Convention in St. Louis, Mo. Getting commission approval is another step in a multilayered …

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Author: bakura105
Posted: February 2, 2016, 2:02 pm
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) has appointed a 13-year Army and Desert Storm veteran as the first female Assistant Quartermaster General for the nation’s largest combat veteran service organization.
Author: admin
Posted: February 2, 2016, 2:02 pm
VFW Post 10097 First Annual Poker Run. Come join the fun. Bring one, two, three more wheels. You can even walk if you wish. Support the VFW RELIEF FUND, which supports our local Veterans and their families. Registration begins at 1030 at VFW Post 10097. Includes coffee (all day) and Buffet from 4-6 pm. And …

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Author: chrisrubino
Posted: January 30, 2016, 5:56 pm
Come join the party. Sunday 2.07.16 Pasta Dinner 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Game starts at 6:30 PM.
Author: rono
Posted: January 30, 2016, 5:56 pm
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) has appointed a 13-year Army and Desert Storm veteran as the first female Assistant Quartermaster General for the nation’s largest combat veteran service organization.
Author: admin
Posted: January 30, 2016, 5:56 pm
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) has appointed a 13-year Army and Desert Storm veteran as the first female Assistant Quartermaster General for the nation’s largest combat veteran service organization.
Author: admin
Posted: January 30, 2016, 5:56 pm
After the Quartermaster reported at the last monthly meeting (1/20/16), the members discussed finances. We’ve been running a deficit lately and it’s become serious. Our reserves are low – so much so that it’s difficult to meet expenses. The Post Commander went as far as saying “We’re in dire straights”. Winter Springs VFW Post 5405 …

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Author: edrosack
Posted: January 24, 2016, 4:00 am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) has appointed a 13-year Army and Desert Storm veteran as the first female Assistant Quartermaster General for the nation’s largest combat veteran service organization.
Author: admin
Posted: January 22, 2016, 2:44 pm

xmas 2015

VFW Post 8255 took second place in the “Best Decorated” category at the 2015 Middleburg Christmas Parade sponsored by the Middleburg Civic Association and held December 5th. As seen in the photo the theme was a Charlie Brown Christmas.  Many thanks to Antoinette Euvrard and many others for the terrific job with the Peanuts characters.  Also our appreciation to Boy Scout Troop 404 for the great job in decorating and lighting the float and to the Auxiliary for distributing candy to young parade goers.

Author: rentzt
Posted: January 22, 2016, 2:44 pm
  Please visit us at our New Facebook Page of   https://www.facebook.com/Chester-McKay-VFW-Post-79872016-366622950128406/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel  
Author: rondryburgh
Posted: January 22, 2016, 2:44 pm

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The new canteen opened right before New Year’s Eve.  While some minor tasks remain it is now a full service facility.  Significant changes include six TV’s to enjoy all your favorite sporting events.  In addition two TV’s are dedicated to Tap  TV Trivia which you can play for free from your smart device after you download the app.  A video golf game has also been added.  Remember to use the front entrance which is now the main entrance.

 

Author: rentzt
Posted: January 22, 2016, 2:44 pm

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If you would like a hard copy newsletter please contact your Commander,  Tom Rentz at rentzt@msn.com.  Include your current mailing address to ensure delivery. We will attach both the news letter and calendar to web page updates so everyone on distribution has e copies.  Apologies for slowness in moderating comments on this site.

Author: rentzt
Posted: January 22, 2016, 2:44 pm

MENS AUX

Effective 1 January 2016 VFW Post 8255 Men’s Auxiliary charter has been retired.  In keeping with changes from national VFW one auxiliary was adopted after the National VFW Convention in July 2015.  This establishment reflects modernizes the VFW Auxiliary and recognizes the service of women veterans and their spouses who wished to be involved with the VFW as an auxiliary member.  We would like to recognize our own Men’s Auxiliary for the many years of selfless service to VFW Post 8255 and wish them our very best as key members of the new VFW Auxiliary.  Pictured are MAVFW officers Jack Hoy, Curtis Vining, Joe Lundstrom and Mike Vaughn with former VFW Florida District 6 Commander John Burgess.

Author: rentzt
Posted: January 22, 2016, 2:44 pm
Our Hall is For Rent, Please call and Speak with Connie..Here are a few pictures of the Hall.
Author: rondryburgh
Posted: January 22, 2016, 2:44 pm

cloud   Post 8255 member Jacob Cloud was presented with an “almost new” vehicle on Veterans Day through the Progressive Insurance Company’s “Keys to Progress” program.  The program identifies deserving veterans through a thorough application process for the award of a vehicle.  Mr. Cloud’s vehicle was only one of two awarded for northern Florida.  Pictured are Mr. Cloud and family (Auxiliary members) and Steven Schneider, District 6 Senior Vice Commander and post quartermaster.

Author: rentzt
Posted: December 4, 2015, 7:26 pm
Author: edrosack
Posted: November 8, 2015, 1:27 am
Author: edrosack
Posted: November 8, 2015, 1:27 am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) has appointed a 13-year Army and Desert Storm veteran as the first female Assistant Quartermaster General for the nation’s largest combat veteran service organization.
Author: admin
Posted: November 8, 2015, 1:27 am

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