VFW Post 8053 newly elected leadership

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.