Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8053 elected its new leadership for fiscal year 2015. These officers will continue the Post’s excellent support of the VFW mission of service to our men and women veterans and their families as well as promoting patriotism and democracy education within our community.
Commander Neal E. Peer
Senior Vice Command Richard P. Veenhuis
Junior Vice Commander Thomas L. Whittenberg
Quartermaster David L. Florence
Chaplin Edward D. Mouchette
One Year Trustee Cheryl M. Almond
Two Year Trustee James E. Rinehart
Three Year Trustee Gene T. Nelson
Judge Advocate Blaine L. Shipe
Surgeon Kenneth J. Stanton
Adjutant Peter J. Levin
Service Officer Carmine C. Iosue
Your VFW Post membership reflects the nature of our Sun Lakes community as well as that of the state of Arizona. Membership includes year round and snowbirds of Sun Lakes, residents of southern Chandler and members of the Arizona National Guard. Members are those who have received a campaign medal for overseas service; have served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea; or have ever received hostile fire or imminent danger pay. All join together to address the needs of our veterans, their families as well as promoting and sustaining the democratic principles of our nation.