Richard L. DeNoyer, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, has announced the presentation of a Diamond Jubilee Award citation to VFW Post 3638 in Sciotoville. The Post celebrated its 75th anniversary on June 19.
“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 3635.”
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. There are more than 2 million members in more than 7,400 VFW Posts worldwide. 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 www.vfw.org.