Local VFW Post Hosts National Senior Vice Commander in Chief

Williamsburg, Va. - (March 31st, 2017) - Local veterans from Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4639 are hosting the VFW National Senior Vice Commander in Chief Keith E. Harmon on April 10th, 2017 at 106 Jesters Lane, Williamsburg, VA. The 'Blacknall-Chess' post in Williamsburg has enjoyed an increase in post membership from veterans from the Vietnam and Gulf Wars who have opted to join the historic VFW post which was founded in 1945.
The National Senior Vice Commander in Chief is visiting during the Virginia Department Membership Roundup from April 9-14 throughout Virginia. His stop in Williamsburg is one of many at local VFW Posts and will be from 11:30 am till 1 pm at the local VFW Post 4639. The post will host a lunch, and invites local veterans and elected officials to meet the national leadership. RSVPs are required by April 5th as seats are limited so please email the Post at VFWPost4639@gmail.com.

About the VFW
The VFW traces its roots as far back as 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service: Many arrived home wounded or sick.

VFW MISSION: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.
VFW VISION: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country

This item was posted by a community contributor.

Copyright © 2018, The Virginia Gazette