President Lincoln visited Commander Jeff Hastings at VFW Convention
May you enjoy the warmth of the holiday with your family, loved ones, and friends. MERRY CHRISTMAS
This year, look into the wide eyes of a child celebrating the wonder of Christmas, and think of those that made it possible.
Ronald A Hill Memorial VFW Post 2245 received its Charter on December 12, 1972. Ron Hill was the first resident of Grayslake KIA in Viet Nam. Our Post honors his memory and service.
Our members range from age 23 as the youngest to 96 as the most "seasoned" Every branch of the military is represented in our Post except the Coast Guard. (We would welcome an eligible Coast Guard service member or veteran)
The VFW has been responsible for every quality of life program in this century and last for veterans, servicemembers and their families
VFW Service Officers have helped Veterans secure over $7.7 Billion in earned VA benefits, that includes over $1.2 BILLION in new claims in 2017.
VFW Posts contribute nearly 50 million dollars annually to support veterans community service projects.
VFW & Auxiliary members contribute nearly 9 million volunteer hours annually With the support of Burger King, over the past 13 years, nearly 7 1/2 million dollars has helped nearly 4300 service members and veterans UNMET NEEDS Grants.
Locally, VFW Posts in Northeastern Illinois for the last 50 years have provided Christmas Cheer to veterans and service members at James A Lovell FHCC. Many volunteer hours and over $12,000.00 in donations from VFW Posts, local business supplied needed items to bring Holiday Cheer to the patients at Lovell FHCC.
Does your son's or daughter's middle school, high school participate in Patriot's Pen Essay contest for middle school students grades 6-8, and Voice of Democracy Audio Speech Scholarship program? Each year, the VFW awards over 3.3 Million dollars to the 170,000 students. The National Voice of Democracy winner receives a $30,000.00 Scholarship.
There are many opportunities available to help veterans, military members and their families in the community.
Contact us! firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how you can be a part of us.
THURSDAY, February 7, 2019 7:00 PMGRAYSLAKE PARK DISTRICT240 COMMERCE DRGRAYSLAKE, IL
VFW 5TH DISTRICT VOD/PP Banquet
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12,2019
ANTIOCH SEQUOIT POST 4551
75 W NORTH AVE
SOCIAL HOUR 5:00 PMDINNER 6:00 PMAWARD PRESENTATIONS FOLLOWING DINNER
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...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.
On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a Nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13
That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - President Abraham Lincoln