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Annual Veterans Breakfast, November 9th

Thank you City of Tualatin for organizing this annual event.

Auxiliary News

  • 2011-2012 Post Officers Dale Anderson talking to new commander Bill Wilson new post officers   presentation to Post by Scott Hancock from his Navy unit   Dale Anderson and Alex   Bill Wilson, Post Commander and Ron Holland, Quartermaster   Bill Wilson and Juan Palacios, District Commander Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitterGoogle
  • Do I Make You Proud? Dear Daniel, I received permission from one of the book authors for the Tualatin VFW to reprint or repost these (5) entries onto their websites and/or newsletters.  I copied them all below this e-mail just to make it easier.  They go in order.   The author only asked that the tag at the end of each entry be ...
  • The Great Equalizer by Donna Tallman Gently and quietly he clicks the door shut on his sedan so that even the breeze is unruffled. He deliberately walks toward the oldest row of graves in Section 60. His perfect posture looks military-trained, while the lines on his face mark him Vietnam era. Always focused forward, the eyes of the man ...
  • Yesterday’s Widow by Donna A. Tallman A caisson rides by and I leave to follow it to the next funeral. Just across the road a sign reads, “Section 61.”  It is a massive parcel of uncultivated dirt growing only two lone trees. As I wonder why an empty lot sits nearby, the top of the Washington Monument peeks ...
  • Free Because of Sacrifice by Donna Tallman Step by determined step I walk on through Arlington Cemetery.  A car passes on my left, then another and another. The procession of mourners drives by in slow motion making its way to the grave site. A color guard stands at attention near a freshly dug grave. A bugler waits for his call, ...
  • Beginning at the End By Donna A. Tallman   Where is John F. Kennedy’s grave?  What do OEF and OIF mean on a headstone?  Where’s the bathroom?  Who’s the oldest dead person buried here?   A woman, who has answered the same questions for more than a lifetime, sits at a kiosk in the middle of the Arlington National Cemetery Visitor’s Center ...

 

Memorial Day Picnic

Thank you to all of our 2018 corporate sponsors to make our annual Memorial Day Picnic the best event ever.

Account Tax of Oregon Banner Bank Center Street Gold & SIlver
Columbia Bank  Dalton's Northwest Catering Franz Bakery
Fred Meyer, Tualatin Graphic Expressions Integrity Staffing
Oregon Eye Specialists Pepiot Painting Portland-Badge-And-Sign-CO
Rayborn's Plumbing Tonkin Wilsonville Nissan Tualatin Auto Body
Tualatin Chamber of Commerce Tualatin Historical Society Tualatin Life
Tualatin Web   Tutor Doctor

 

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.