Commanders and Quartermasters, Don't forget August is Deceased Life Member Amnesty Month....Report all your Deceased Life Members to National before August 31st. And you won't have to replace them in your count this year. If you finish this year with 100 members and you have 3 Deceased LM and you report them , your Post will only need 97 members to reach 100% this year.... Any Questions call State Headquarters-502-635-2638
Commanders, don't forget to ensure that anyone in your post that handles post funds must be bonded and that bonding must be in place by August 31, 2017. If not, your post charter could be suspended. If you have any questions or need some help, call Jim McDonald at VFWKY HQ at (502) 635-2638. Don't put this off. Call today.
State Commander Karle Johnson's Homecoming is August 25 & 26, 2017 at Post 7890 in Cadiz. Make your reservations now for golf and dinner! Click on "more" for the details and contact information on our calendar.
In case you missed it, take a couple of minutes to watch the VFW 2017 Year in Review. It is a visual record of the hard work and dedication of our members and supporters over the last year guided by VFWKY's favorite son, Brian Duffy. Please share this with others so that, when they are asked "what does the VFW do for Veterans," they can answer, "no one does more for Veterans!"
Comrades, before you know it, it will be time for us to meet for the VFWKY Fall Conference in Erlanger October 20-22, 2017. Make you hotel reservations while the VFW rate is still available and while there are still rooms to be had. Call Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport (Erlanger) at (859) 371-2233. Their address is 1717 Airport Exchange Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018.
The 2018 VFW Southern Conference will be held in Louisville, KY October 18-20, 2018. Check back here as we get closer for registration, hotel reservations, and more details.
"I may not always believe in and trust our government, but I will ALWAYS believe and trust the American Soldier. You have taken a sacred oath to protect the many FREEDOMS that so many of us take for granted. Please understand that I am grateful for your sacrifice(s) and your service on my behalf. It is an honor to call you "My Countrymen".
""Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." I agree wholeheartedly that it is the dedication of a lifetime that defines true patriotism. You all have given not only your time, dedication and effort, but—most importantly—your very being to the protection and advancement of this great country. You work tirelessly for the rights of the veterans who serve our country, while conducting the nation’s finest civic training to instill young future leaders with the knowledge, understanding and wisdom to govern this country. "
"Ask NOT what your country can do for you, rather what you can do for your country.
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.
Special Council of Administration meeting to take place at the Commander's Seminar 6 pm, July 14, 2017 at North Hardin Post 10281.