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Annual Veterans Breakfast, November 9th

Thank you City of Tualatin for organizing this annual event.

Auxiliary News

  • 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 2011 The sunshine came out on Monday and we paid tribute to the veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice and died for our country. Yvonne Addington was the guest speaker and we had people from: Veterans of foreign wars Color guard Fire department Police department Families Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitter
  • Buddy Poppies Volunteers from our Post, Ladies Auxiliary and Men’s Auxiliary were out in the community this weekend to offer Buddy Poppies as a reminder of our veterans. We had volunteers at: Haggen’s, Tualatin Fred Meyer, Tualatin We heard stories from veterans, children and spouses. The support was just wonderful and we received many compliments for our efforts. If you have ...

 

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.