VFW Post 3854 celebrates diamond jubilee anniversary
Updated: April 25, 2012 5:29PM
Richard L. DeNoyer, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, has announced the presentation of a Diamond Jubilee Award citation to VFW Post 3854 in Skokie. The Post celebrates its 75th anniversary on April 29.
“This is a very significant milestone for a VFW Post,” DeNoyer said in announcing the award. “This Diamond Jubilee Award recognizes dedication, determination, hard work and a lot of patriotism. And it recognizes 75 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families; and 75 years of service to the local community, and 75 years of contributing to the strength, power and influence of our national organization. In presenting this award, I send my sincere thanks and appreciation to the members of VFW Post 3854.”
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is a nonprofit veterans service organization composed of combat veterans and those currently serving in uniform. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is the nation’s largest organization of war veterans and its oldest major veterans organization. With more than 2 million members located in more than 7,400 VFW Posts worldwide, NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS. VFW and its Auxiliaries are dedicated to veterans service, community service, legislative advocacy and military service programs nationwide. For more information or to join, visit our website at www.vfw.org.