At Omaha, NE August 8-12, 2015. Age 55 and older. Sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Canteen Service.
Although the rain and wind continued to soak everything, VFW Post 2634 in Nebraska City braved the elements and joined forces with the American Legion, the Nebraska City Volunteer Fire Department, and two members of the Nebraska Army National Guard, to carry the colors leading the 144th celebration of Arbor Day in Nebraska City. The soldiers in the parade were the local National Guard Recruiter, and a new enlistee, also a member of the fire department.
Roger L. Kopf
VFW Post 2634
2015-2016 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award
Beginning in the 2015-2016 program year, the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award deadline dates have changed. Below are the new deadline dates for the program:
February 15, 2016 – Teacher Nominations to the Post
February 28, 2016 – Completion of Post Judging
March 15, 2016 – Completion of District Judging
March 30, 2016 – Completion of Department Judging
April 5, 2016 – Department Winners to National
April 15, 2016 – Department Reports to National
The AMVETS 22015-2016 Convention was Norfolk, NE and has been changed to the following below:
2015-2016 AT CONVENTION MEETING NOTICE This years convention will be held in Omaha NE
The D A V Post home
4515 “F” St. Omaha NE 68107
ROOM RATE NONE
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ARE
SATURDAY May 16th
MEETING STARTS 9:00 AM
LUNCH 12:00 PM
Resume meeting 1:00 PM
Governor Pete Rickets declared April 9, 2015 POW Proclamation Day.
The John E. Walls VFW Post 2634, and its Ladies Auxiliary recently presented a check to Loren Steinman for the VFW Post’s Scout of the Year.
Pictured are VFW Post Commander Roger L. Kopf, Eagle Scout Loren Steinman, and VFW Post Adjutant Stephen Wademan.
Loren’s parents are Daryl and Laura Steinman of Dunbar, NE, and he is a senior at Nebraska City High School.
The VFW Nebraska hosted The Volunteers of The U.S. Army Field Band at Boys Town concert hall March 15,2015. Other sponsors included Boys Town, Nebraska National Guard, KFAB Radio, KAT, iHeartMedia, and Pennacle Bank. Representing VFW Nebraska were Marty Riemenschneider VFW Post 1581 and VFW Nebraska PR (Chairman), John Liebsack (VFW Nebraska Adj./QM) and Dr. Steven Youngberg (VFW Post 1581 Adj./QM).
Picture below of the event poster and sponsors
Picture below of the band during the concert
Picture below of the Boys Town JROTC with the band members
Our Mission “I want you to organize a band that will carry into the grassroots of our country the story of our magnificent Army, its glorious traditions and achievements; and of the great symbol of American manhood—the ground Soldier. ” http://www.armyfieldband.com/
Date: March 15, 2015 (Sunday)
Time: 3:30 PM start
Program Time: 115 Minutes
Map to Location: CLICK HERE
Location: Boys Town Music Hall, 13715 Flannigan Bvd., CLICK HERE Boys Town , NE (Flannigan Bvd. and Miller Dr.)
To have ticket(s) mailed to you CLICK HERE
Tickets can be obtained at the door of the event or the Boys Town gift shop.
Sponsor’s CLICK HERE
U.S. Army field band history below:
Tatum Cool, an eighth grade student at Arnold Public Schools has been named a winner in the 2015 National Patriot’s Pen Contest and recipient of the tenth place $1,250 VFW National Patriot’s Pen Award. Tatum was sponsored by VFW Post 6157 in Arnold, Nebraska.
Nathan Fleecs, Imperial, Nebraska, fourth place winner in the 2015 National Voice of Democracy Program
Nathan Fleecs, a junior at Sutherland Public School has been named the fourth place winner in the 2015 National Voice of Democracy Program and recipient of the $7,000 LeRoy Moorhead Memorial Scholarship. This award was provided by former Heavyweight Boxing Champion George Foreman in memory of his father. Nathan plans a career in the United States Marine Corps and he was sponsored by VFW Post 4688 and Ladies Auxiliary in Imperial, Nebraska.