Quartermaster’s Update (3rd Quarter 2020)

By Harold Rodenberger It has been a tough three months since my last column. Many of our members and their families are in the highest risk groups, so they have had to stay close to home and isolate themselves as much as possible. To keep our post functioning we have been conducting our business meetings via Zoom. The attendance has been better than expected and we have been able to…

From the Outgoing Commander (3rd Quarter 2020)

My fellow Comrades,      It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as Post  Commander 2019-2020. I’d like to take this time to recognize the Post Leadership for doing all the unseen work that should not go unnoticed. Please know we are in good hands. And a huge recognition for all the hard work by the membership. Without you none of this would be possible.      As we…

From the Incoming Commander (3rd Quarter 2020)

Comrades!  As we begin the new VFW year, and having the unexpected challenge of the COVID 19 epidemic thrust upon us,. “Zooming” into office is not exactly how I envisioned my first meeting as Post Commander would go! However, this is the hand we have been dealt, so here we go. I hope all of you are continuing with safe practices and distancing as we  begin to move into Phase…

Quartermaster’s Update (January 2020)

By Harold Rodenberger   Comrades,   December is the end of a year, but this year also marks the end of a decade. Turning this corner reminded me of the end of decades past. For people my age these are vivid memories. For young people, they are history.   At the end of 2009, we saw 17,00 more troops sent to Afghanistan, the end of the Great Recession and the…

Quartermaster’s Update (October 2019)

By Harold Rodenberger   The Autumn equinox was a few days ago on September 23rd. The days are getting shorter and school kids have returned to their classes. Please drive carefully, especially around our schools with their precious, but sometimes preoccupied or inattentive, children.   Our Service Officer, Joseph Mesa, had to return to California to handle some urgent family affairs so has been dealing by telephone and mail with…