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Memorial Day – May 27, 2019

Our community showed up in a big way on May 27th for both the Memorial Day Observance at Winona Cemetery, plus the Community Picnic at Tualatin Community Park.

Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance
community picnic
Community Picnic

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Auxiliary News

  • Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The scholarship contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.The Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest is open to all students, including home-schooled students, in grades 9-12. Students must ...
  • Continuing Education Scholarship Continuing Education Scholarship The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to present the Continuing Education Scholarship to assist members and their immediate family members who wish to further their education by pursing a college degree or career direction at a vocational/technical school. Details: The Continuing Education Scholarship is open to any VFW Auxiliary member (who has belonged for at least one year), their spouse, ...
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – December 7th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - December 7th On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese bombers staged a surprise attack on U.S. military forces in Hawaii. In a devastating defeat, the United States suffered 3,435 casualties and loss of or severe damage to 188 planes, eight battleships, three light cruisers and four miscellaneous vessels. Japanese losses were less than 100 personnel, 29 ...
  • Take Action: Blue Water Navy Bill Must Pass Before End of Year Take Action: Blue Water Navy Bill Must Pass Before End of Year Background:  In July, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, to end the injustice of denying Vietnam, Korean DMZ, and Thailand veterans who suffer from life-threatening health conditions the care and benefits they deserve.   This important bill continues to be stalled in the Senate. The VFW ...
  • Annual Veterans Breakfast Annual Veterans BreakfastI enjoyed attending my first Veterans Breakfast hosted by the City of Tualatin this morning at the Juanita Pohl Center. The agenda for the morning was: Master of Ceremonies Councilor Frank Bubenik Color Guard Tualatin Police Dept “Star Spangled Banner”  Martin Murrell  Pledge of Allegiance Dale Potts Welcome Councilor Frank Bubenik Remarks   Shannon Langley State Director – Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL- VETS) Norb Murray USMC, ...
  • Christmas Gifts for Veterans at VA Hospital – December 12th at 8:30AM Christmas Gifts for Veterans at VA Hospital - December 12th at 8:30AMDear Auxiliary Brothers and Sisters, My name is Kathy Walsh and I am the Veteran of Foreign Wars Representative for the Department of Oregon at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center. I am writing you today to invite all those that wish to attend the Christmas gift giving at the Medical Center for the veterans that are ...

Memorial Day Picnic Sponsors

Thank you to all of our 2019 picnic banner sponsors to make our annual event the best ever

Banner BankGraphic ExpressionsColumbia Bank
Rayborn's PlumbingFred Meyer, Tualatin
Complete Threat PreparednessOregon Eye SpecialistsIntegrity Staffing
Bob's Auto CafeFranz BakeryTualatin Historical Society
Tualatin Auto BodyPacific West RoofingPepiot Painting
Tualatin Chamber of CommerceCenter Street Gold & SIlverMountainwood Homes
Dalton's Northwest CateringFuze7 MarketingTualatin Web
Tualatin Life

Our Mission

Established 1914, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary set out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities in honor of the sacrifices and commitment of every man and woman who has served in uniform. We have unwavering support for uncommon heroes.