KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is proud to announce VFW Post 1785 in Clearfield will be celebrating 75 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families on Sept. 1, 2019.
The Diamond Anniversary Award Citation is presented to the Post in recognition of 75 years of outstanding service to the community.
William “Doc” Schmitz, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, has congratulated all members of the post.
“I send my sincere thanks and appreciation to the members of VFW Post 1785 for their outstanding record of service to the community, veterans and to the nation over the past 75 years,” he said.
About the VFW:
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is the nation’s largest and oldest major war veterans’ organization.
Founded in 1899, the congressionally-chartered VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces.
With more than 1.6 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in 6,200 posts worldwide, the non-profit veterans service organization is proud to proclaim “NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS” than the VFW, which is dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy and military and community service programs.
For more information or to join, visit its Web site at www.VFW.org.