Commander’s Corner (May 2021)

The VFW 2021 National Convention scheduled for July/August in Baltimore Md has been OFFICIALLY CANCELLED! BUT – NOT EVERYTHING IS CANCELLED! Sunshine, Spring, Love, Kindness, and Hope have not been cancelled. …and our Post is not cancelling anything! However, we do have to make adjustments. In spite of the Governor’s office announcing the possibility of going back to phase 2, the Post will continue moving forward as it has throughout…

New Member Spotlight: Shennae Curtis

This is a recurring column that highlights new VFW Post 3063 members. Comrade Shennae Curtis joined in October 2020 and volunteered to be the Post 3063 Historian. What motivated you to join the VFW? After seeing so many of my compatriots struggle as they got out to find purpose and meaning in their lives I realized that what I really wanted was a community. One of the things that is…

Goodbye to Smoke Stained Ceilings

By Harold Rodenberger Those of you who have been in our hall in the past few years may have noticed that the ceiling tiles are yellowish from the days of inside smoking and stained from water leaks.  A few weeks ago, our contact at FRIHET 402, VASA (Swedish Freedom Assoc), called and wanted to know if we could use some almost new ceiling tiles. They were removing a dropped ceiling…

Get Vaccinated at the VA

Vaccines are now available for eligible veterans at the VA (for more info go here). Quartermaster Harold Rodenberger received his vaccine and here’s a write-up about his experience: After we became eligible, I spent several days trying (and being disappointed) to get appointments for my wife and myself on the various sites handling vaccination appointments.   Thursday afternoon I received an email from the VA saying that eligible veterans could call to schedule…