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Jun 12


Help I am John Burgess past District 6 Commander and I have been asked by the incoming commander Robert Hernandez to handle the district web presence.  Along with helping Post commanders with their Post Web presence.  I currently have a list developed of who is who posted on the District 6 web site.  Please review …

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Jul 25

Steve Schneider Elected VFW Florida District Six Commander

Former Post Commander and Quartermaster Steve Schneider was elected VFW Florida District Six Commander at the recent District Six Convention. Retired from the US Army Steve earned his VFW eligibly from the conflict in Bosnia.  We all wish him Godspeed and good luck in his new position.

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Mar 10


The VFW Post 8255 Veteran Service Center has recently expanded its hours to better serve the veterans, military and dependents of Clay and neighboring Duval Counties.  The Veteran  Service Center  also welcomes Shawna Mitchell as its newest Service Officer.  Shawna brings varied experience and knowledge and had done great job in helping our clients navigate the VA system. She joins Don Ebright, …

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Mar 09

VFW Post 8255 Holds Chili Cook Off

VFW Post 8255 held the annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday February 27th. Thanks to all post members who assisted and the participating teams. WINNERS & RUINNERS UP HOT DIVISION – G’S SLOW SMOKED BBQ & HUEY MILD DIVISION – BR’S CHILI & PIG IN A POKEY BBQ Pictured left to right are Pig in …

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Mar 09

FOX News Receives VFW Award

VFW National Commander Presents Fox News National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin with the 2016 VFW News Media Award VFW National Commander John Biedrzycki (right) presented Pentagon-based, Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin with the 2016 VFW News Media Award in recognition of her efforts to help America better understand the foreign and domestic threats …

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Jan 12

Current Newsletter Policy

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.

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Jan 12

VFW Post 8255 New Canteen Opens

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.  …

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Jan 12

VFW Post 8255 “Shines” at Middleburg Christmas Parade

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.  …

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Jan 11

VFW Post 8255 Men’s Auxiliary Charter Retired

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 …

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Dec 04

Post Member Jacob Cloud Presented With Vehicle

   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 …

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