June 2021 Newsletter Posted

Ballard Eagleson VFW Post 3063’s June 2021 newsletter is posted here. Highlights include: Commander’s Corner2021-2022 Officers Sworn InNewsletter Places Third in National ContestService Throwback: Al Simpson

Newsletter Places Third in National Contest

Courtesy of VFW.org The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest April 30, 2021. Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year’s Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year’s 39 submissions. Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and 10 Departments. There were four submissions for the “Best Magazine” category and 12 submissions for “Best Feature Article.” Of the 56 entries, 16…

Commander’s Corner (June 2021)

MEMORIAL DAY has a specific purpose and maintaining that purpose is important. While there are dozens of ways that honor America’s fallen on Memorial Day, we don’t want to lose sight of why and for what it was intended. Memorial Day was established as a way for the country to set aside time to honor the troops who had given their lives in service to America. It was not founded…

2021-2022 Officers Installation Ceremony held

Former VFW District 2 Commander Carl Cristopherson installed the 2021-2022 slate of elected and appointed officers of VFW Post 3063 on May 6. First nominations were made in March, followed by second nominations and an election in April. Officers do not take office until July after the department commander is installed. Congratulations and good luck to the new leadership team! Commander: Joe FitzgeraldSr. Vice Commander: Bryce WhiteJr. Vice Commander: Alyson…