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Red Cross Sound the Alarm

The Red Cross is looking for veterans and Active Duty Service members to help with the installation of smoke detectors in homes in Snohomish County in September and October. Please see the attached PDF with the dates times and location of … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Day and WWII Veterans Remembrance Ceremony

Greetings, You are cordially invited to this year’s Pearl Harbor Day and World War II Veteran remembrance ceremony at Naval Station Everett on Monday, December 7th 2015. (See Attached Flyer) Location: Naval Station Everett, Bldg. 1850, Grand Vista Ball room … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Blog Post

Glenn’s Trumpet Notes

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Veterans of Underage Military Service

The VUMS organization started in 1991 to honor those proud Americans who entered military service to their country under age. VUMS enlisted under age 17 for men and under the age of 20 for women during WWII, The Korean War, … Continue reading

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Scout of the Year!

Congratulations to Sophie Knudson, who has been selected as the VFW Department of Washington’s Scout of the Year.  Sophie is sponsored by VFW Post 1040.

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Fourth of July

Please meet at 11:00 a.m. on July 4th at the corner of 6th and Bell in Edmonds to march in this year’s Fourth Of July Parade.  Be sure to wear your VFW cover and your black POW t-shirt (or any … Continue reading

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Korean War Memorial Dedication

BSA Troop 49 and VFW Post 1040 will dedicate the new Korean War Memorial at Lynnwood Veterans Park at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25th.  All are invited to attend.

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Puget Sound Honor Flight

The Puget Sound Honor Flight Network provides a once in a lifetime opportunity for WWII Veterans to see their Memorials in Washington, D.C. and Virginia at no cost to the Veteran.  There will be 31 WWII Veterans and 24 guardians … Continue reading

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Veterans Memorial Museum

The Veterans Memorial Museum in Chehalis is hosting the Vietnam Traveling Wall from July 31st to August 3rd and would like to invite you all to visit and attend special programs on August 2nd. For more information, click here.

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Naval Station Everett Community Day May 31

Naval Station Everett will host a Community Day on Saturday, May 31, inviting the local community to tour three U.S. Navy ships from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Entry to the event and ship tours will be free and open … Continue reading

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