During his career he served just over a decade in Europe and the remaining fourteen years in the continental United States, including being assigned to F. E. Warren Air Force Base, WY on two occasions. He likes to tell people God sent him back to Cheyenne because he did not meet his wife on the first go around.
Currently Jim’s Daughter and oldest son are in college and his youngest son is in High School. In 2014 Jim became a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Frontier Post 11453 and during the spring of 2016 he stepped up to the duties of Post Quartermaster.
Duty of Junior Vice Commander. The Post Junior Vice Commander shall assist the Commander in preserving order, preside in the absence of the Commander and Senior Vice Commander, provide such advice or assistance as may be required and perform such other duties as are usually incident to such office or may from time to time be required of him by the laws and usages of the organization or lawful orders from proper authority.
Future EventsDecember 7, 2019 - Grand Event (Pearl Harbor Remembrance, Contest Banquet)
December 10, 2019 - Monthly Post MeetingJanuary 14, 2020 - Monthly Post MeetingFebruary 11, 2020 - Monthly Post MeetingMarch 10, 2020 - Monthly Post MeetingNovember 5-8, 2020 - VFW Western Conference see more
Past EventsNovember 12, 2019 - Monthly Post MeetingOctober 8, 2019 - Monthly Post MeetingSeptember 14, 2019, Saturday, 10AM, at TBD (hosted by Post 11453)September 10, 2019 - Monthly Post MeetingAugust 13, 2019 - Monthly Post MeetingJuly 27, 2019 - Deployed Family Members Picnic: David R. Romero Park, CheyenneJuly 9, 2019 - Monthly Post MeetingJune 11, 2019, 7PM - Monthly Post MeetingJune 8, Poppy Drive, King Soopers
June 6-9, 2019 - Dept of Wy Convention, Gillette, WYMay 25, Walmart (on Livingston)May 14, 2019, 7PM - Monthly Post Meeting (Post Officer Installation), Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 S. 1st Ave.May 11, 2019, Poppy Drive, Sams Club
April 27, 2019, 10AM - District 5 Meeting Post 4343Apr 9, 2019, 7 PM - Monthly meeting (Post Officer Nominations end, Elections) Orchard Valley
Mar 12, 2019, 7 PM - Monthly Post meeting, Post Inspection/Post Officer Nominations, Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 S. 1st Ave.
Feb 12, 2019, 7 PM - Monthly Post meeting, Whispering Chase Senior Living Center, 4320 E LincolnwayJan 8, 2019, 7 PM - Monthly Post meeting, Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 S. 1st Ave.Dec 15, 2018, 8AM-? - Poppy Drive, Tractor SupplyDec 11, 2018, 7 PM - Monthly Post meeting, Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 S. 1st Ave.Dec 7, 2018, 6 PM - Pearl Harbor Dinner & VOD/PP BanquetteNov 10, 2018 9AM - Place Flags on Graves, Beth El CemeteryNov 11, 2018, 100 Year Anniversary of Armistice Day. Veterans Day CeremonyNov 12, 2018, Davis Elementary Veterans Day ProgramNov 12, 2018, 10AM - Fallen Warrior Memorial Dedication detailsNov 13, 2018, 7 PM - Monthly Post meeting, Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 S. 1st Ave.Nov 17, 2018 9AM - Retrieve Grave Flags, Beth El CemeteryOct 9, 2018 - Raffle (at Post meeting) Flyer pdf Congrats Ray.
Oct 9, 2018, 7 PM - Monthly Post meeting, Orchard Valley Recreation Building, 2111 S. 1st Ave.Oct 6, 2018 - Install sod at VA RRTPSept 11, 2018, 7PM - Regular monthly meeting
Sept 29, 2018, 11:30 AM - 2 PM, Membership Drive Picnic; about 25 people attended.June 2018 100% membershipJune 2018 VFW Special Project Award/Community Service Citation (Walk Across Wyoming)
Post PoppyWe enjoyed visiting with many great people during our 2019 Poppy Drives in Cheyenne. We look forward to seeing you next year, we truly thank you for your tremendous support.