Monthly Archives: March 2014

Purple Heart Survey

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. has been asked to comment on an FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act requirement that tasks the Defense Department to review the Purple Heart’s current eligibility criteria. Specifically, should service members who … Continue reading

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Vietnam Vets 40 Years Later

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National Lifesaving Award

VFW Post 1040 presented the VFW National Life Saving award to Mountlake Terrace High School Girls’ Basketball Coach, Rachael Boehme, on March 21, 2014 during an assembly at Mountlake Terrace High School. Rachael was honored for her rescue of two … Continue reading

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Lynnwood Arts Commission

There is currently an opening on the Lynnwood Arts board. You must live within the city limits to apply. This is an important position for the Post since it reflects on what does and does not go into Veterans park.  … Continue reading

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Military Appreciation Day at the Washington State Fair

Military Appreciation Day at the Washington State Fair Spring Fair in Puyallup on Friday, April 11th. Gate admission is FREE for active, retired and reserve military and National Guard and their dependents, and disabled veterans with a valid military ID … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor Ceremony Invitation

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March Meeting Highlights

At tonight’s post meeting, we welcomed in 4 new members: Robert Hunt,USN Nam,transfer from 15049 Donald Schulz,USN Nam-transfer from 15049 Roger DeHart, USAF Nam-new Life member Jim Armstrong,USN Nam- transfer from 8870 Welcome aboard one & all! We had our … Continue reading

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