Special Olympics


   The Washington Special Olympics will be held on the weekend of May 29 – 31 at JBLM in Tacoma. The Special Olympics Chairman (Gordon Huggins) has requested assistance in manning this event. Anyone having some free time and wanting to become involved in this great event should contact him at (360) 355-6700. This is good for the VFW, the Special Olympics and Community support. 

Fred Green
State Commander

Memorial Day Service At Forest Lawn Cemetery & Funeral Home

American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle in partnership with Forest Lawn Cemetery and Funeral Home of West Seattle will be holding a service in observance of Memorial Day on May 25, 2015 at 2pm.

If you have a Gold Star Mother, from the Seattle area, who is available to represent your organization and willing give a brief speech regarding Memorial Day we would very much enjoy putting her on the schedule.

Heroes in the Ballpark

VFW Department of Washington and Ladies Auxiliary present
Heroes in the Ballpark
At Cheney Stadium, Tacoma, WA. – map it

Special $15 ticket package for VFW Family and Friends includes a pregame tailgate BBQ and Hot Dog Meal voucher during the game!

All profits donated to support the VFW National Military Services program.

For tickets or more information, please contact:
VFW Depoartment of Washington Headquarters (253) 922-2114Her

Congratulations to our new Post Leadership

At our April meeting we voted in our new leadership including our very first female commander. Congratulations to all!

Post Commander – Robin Eckstein

Sr. Vice – Ray Fairbank

Jr. Vice – John Phillips

Quartermaster – Nick Sullivan

3rd Year Trustee – Bob Lunke

They join our other trustee’s Bill and Ben. Official leadership begins after the National Convention and new appointments will be made at the following meeting. Once again congrats to all.


April Post Meeting 4/7 @ 7:30pm

Hi All,

On April 7th at 7:30 we will be holding our monthly Post Meeting. We will be holding elections for Post Officers so please make sure to be in attendance.

Also our new tables and chairs have arrived and we will need to unbox and set up the chair holder.

Hope to see you there.


(Since this may be a longer meeting be sure to email your beverage option to the QM)

Youth Pizza Party at Convention

Don’t think your child would want to/ or be able to sit through a long Awards Ceremony and Banquet at State Convention in June?

We’ve got you covered!

What started just as a good idea, turned into a great idea with a bunch of support!

A couple of Ladies Auxiliary members have put together and arranged an evening of pizza, soda, snacks and fun for all children at convention while the rest of us are at the Awards Banquet.

The Red Lion has been so very kind, and is giving us use of the dining room or one of the meeting rooms for it at no cost!

We have arranged Guardians to watch over them, so don’t worry about any chaos making it to you during dinner.

It will only cost $5 per child. The leftover profits will be donated to the Department Ladies Auxiliary Youth Activities Fund.

Just send the name of the child & Parent(s), phone number, a list of any allergies and the payment on the attached form to:

Robin Piatt, 415 116th St S, Parkland, WA 98444

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