Veterans

New VFW Members

Post Commander Gene Hutto (red shirt) welcomes new member Webb Bates and Sr. Vice Newton Johnson, Jr. (right) welcomes new member Kenneth Dickerson. Webb and Kenneth both served with the US Army in the Vietnam War. If you earned a campaign medal during a time of war or operation you've earned the right to be a member. Call Quartermaster Larry Hume at 598-2976.

VFW post 8904 and auxiliary to remember D-day with Laying of memorial wreath

On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy.

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