MEMBERSHIP

 March 10, 2020

Dear Veteran,

  If you’ve earned a combat medal, served in Korea, received Hostile Fire or Imminent Danger Pay, you are likely eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

  We like our members to take an active part in supporting veterans in our community, but we understand not everyone has the time or ability to be very involved. That’s okay; simply being a member places you amongst our ranks. Those strong numbers enhance our voice when addressing our government at all levels. Will you stand with us?      

  The VFW Department of Wyoming has 31 posts throughout the state, with three of those posts in Cheyenne.  Each Cheyenne post is unique, and members should join the post that best fits their needs.  Our Post, 11453, focuses on serving veterans and our community. We don’t own a building or run a bar. Instead, we raise funds through poppy donations. Those donations always go back to veterans and the community. Here are some of the agencies we’ve supported financially in the past two years.


  • Habitat for Humanity – rebuilt a fence for the widow of a veteran
  • Wreaths Across America – placed wreaths on the graves of veterans
  • Grace for 2 Brothers – helped this suicide prevention group purchase gun locks
  • Wyoming Coalition for the Homeless – purchased fruit for the homeless
  • Veterans Administration – purchased a shed for the inpatient rehabilitation garden
  • Final Salute Quilts – helped create quilts for veterans in the VA hospital
  • One Reach – helped this group provide meals for the homeless and/or needy
  • Central HS JROTC – provide monetary awards for top-performing cadets
  • Veteran – helped pay funeral expenses
  • Veteran – helped pay to replace furnace

 

  VFW Post 11453 also supports VFW National’s efforts in recognizing our students through the Voice of Democracy and the Patriot’s Pen contests. We take part in the Smart/ Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. I’ve attached the latest VFW Fact Sheet for you to read. 

  Please consider joining our post. Call or text Jim Bush at 307-509-0839 or email vfw11453@gmail.com. Also visit vfw11453.org to see what is going on with our post.

 

Jim Rish

Commander, VFW Post 11453

 


   
 
JOIN THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the  Global War on Terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.

If you have received a campaign medal for overseas service; have served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea; or have ever received hostile fire or imminent danger pay, then you're eligible to join our ranks.
 
To become one of the 'elite' contact a VFW Post near you, write us, call us, or email us but please contact us...
 
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For more information about Frontier Post 11453 call or text Jim Bush at 307-509-0839 or email vfw11453@gmail.com
 
 
 
 


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