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…

Officer Spotlight: Jr. Vice Commander Alyson Teeter

This is a recurring column that highlights the 2020-2021 post officers. Tell us about your new position and what you hope to accomplish during your term. As the Jr. Vice, I’m essentially the back-up to the back-up commander (Sr. Vice). It’s been great working with Joe and Bryce while trying to keep the post moving along during Covid. I’m hoping to get our adopted unit program on the right track…

Commander’s Corner (January 2021)

Comrades: Success in spite of adversity. As we come to the end of 2020 and hopefully what will become the beginning of the end to the pandemic, I want to wish all of you a Happy and wonderful New Year, surrounded by those who mean the most to you. This has been a difficult year especially since March, for all of us, but I am most confident that with the…

Quartermaster’s Update (January 2021)

By Harold Rodenberger Due to the holidays, I wrote this update during the winter equinox, the shortest day of the year. Here in northwestern Washington, there were only about eight hours and twenty-five minutes of daylight. Our typical winter weather of overcast skies made the day seem even darker. Like this short day, most of this past year has seemed dark and dreary. Despite those dark days we carried on…