**NEED TO ORDER BUDDY POPPIES FOR ANY UPCOMING EVENTS? PRINT OUT THE FOLLOWING FORM AND SEND IT TO THE DEPARTMENT. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT THE BUDDY POPPY ORDERS TAKE 10-12 WEEKS TO PROCESS. MAKE SURE YOU GET YOUR ORDERS IN NOW!!
COMMUNITY SERVICE RECORD BOOK:
**IT'S ALMOST THAT TIME OF THE YEAR TO START WORKING ON COMMUNITY SERVICE RECORDBOOKS. THE RULES FOR THE RECORDBOOK WAS LEFT OUT OF THE LEADERSHIP DIRECTORY THIS YEAR. YOU CAN CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO PRINT THE RULES AND CRITERIA:
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The Department of Louisiana, VFW, is planning to honor all the Vietnam Veterans at the 84th Annual State Convention. Another invitation to VFW & Auxiliary members to join the Vietnam Planning Committee to host the celebration at the Department of Louisiana, VFW’s 84th Annual Joint Opening ceremonies, 9:00 AM, Friday, June 26, 2015, at the Best Western Inns and Suites, 2720 North MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana.
The Department would like all of our VIETNAM VFW members to send in a photo of them in SERVICE IN VIETNAM so that we can make a power point slide show for the Joint Opening at State Convention. So dust off those photos and send to the department, either by email or mail. Please be sure to mark your photo with your name and address so that it can be returned to you or you can pick it up at the State Convention. We need your help on this - so don't let us down NAM VETS!!
The Department plans to have all the Vietnam Veterans march into the convention center - so all are invited to wear their uniform (if it still fits - boots - might still fit?) and any party of the Vietnam uniform that you wish to wear for the "Welcome Home" parade.
The department is hosting a fund raiser, as per State Funder Raiser Chairman, Snake Dugas, has indicated to assist with all expenses for the celebration