Highlights From the Mid-Winter Convention

By Alyson Teeter   Members of Post 3063 traveled in the snow to attend the annual VFW Department of Washington Mid-Winter convention in Yakima Jan. 17-18, 2020.   Commander Joe Tiffany, Sr. Vice Commander Joe Fitzgerald, Quartermaster Harold Rodenberger and Adjutant Aly Teeter were in attendance and sat in on business meetings, breakout sessions, and a banquet that recognized the department-level essay winners and teacher and first responder award recipients….

1st Quarter 2020 Newsletter Available

Ballard Eagleson VFW Post 3063’s 1st Quarter 2020 newsletter is available here. Highlights include: Quartermaster’s Update, Wreaths Across America: Remember – Honor – Teach, Post Reps Present Certificates to Essay Writers and Teacher of the Year, New Member Spotlight: Justin Fitch, and Post 3063 New Members (4th Quarter)

New Member Spotlight: Justin Fitch

This is a recurring column that highlights new VFW Post 3063 members. Comrade Justin Fitch joined the post in November 2019.   What motivated you to join the VFW? I was referred to the VFW by an existing member who told me about the charitable work the organization does, that appealed to me so I wanted to become a member.   What is your military background? During my time in…

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…