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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

  • Tualatin VFW to name new hall to honor fallen Marine Veterans of Foreign Wars post will dedicate Cpl. Matthew Lembke Hall at Boones Ferry on Aug. 26 By Stover E Harger III The Times, Aug 6, 2009, Updated Aug 6, 2009 TUALATIN — Along with a fresh location, the local VFW Post has a new name, the Cpl. Matthew Lembke Hall, designed to honor the Tualatin Marine who ...
  • Marine Matthew Lembke of Tualatin buried at Willamette National Cemetery by Paige Parker, The Oregonian Monday July 20, 2009, 9:41 PM Family and friends gathered Monday to bless and bury Marine Cpl. Matthew R. Lembke, an Oregonian who died this month following severe injuries sustained in June. The son of Claudia and Dale Lembke of Tualatin and brother of Carolyn, Matt Lembke, 22, is the 131st military member ...
  • Marine Matthew Lembke of Tualatin dies of injuries suffered in Afghanistan by Julie Sullivan, The Oregonian Friday July 10, 2009, 5:04 PM Cpl. Matthew Lembke, a Tualatin man serving his third combat tour, died Friday at Bethesda Naval Hospital from complications from his blast injuries suffered in Afghanistan. The 22-year-old Marine sniper had been patrolling on foot June 22 when an IED exploded. He lost both his legs and ...
  • Oregon Marine gravely wounded, losing both legs after bombing in Afghanistan by Julie Sullivan, The Oregonian Tuesday July 07, 2009, 10:00 PM On his last visit home to Tualatin before his third deployment, Matt Lembke began to talk, for the first time, about life after the Marines. About college. Maybe the FBI. Two months later, Cpl. Lembke and the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment pressed in on the Taliban stronghold ...
  • Cruising Back to Health with VFW It’s been a while since Teena has exercised some of the muscles in her legs. 8 1/2 years, in fact. Now, with a little help from the VFW and a generous businessman, Teena is well on her way to getting back on track. A veteran of the 1st Gulf War and Operation Desert Storm, Teena served ...
  • Not to be Forgotten: Tualatin’s Brian Lee Bushnell, POW/MIA WRITTEN BY: YVONNE ADDINGTON It has been almost 40 years since Tualatin resident Brian Lee Bushnell, then just 21, was declared missing in action over North Vietnam seas. So it was quite a surprise to receive an inquiry (via the City of Tualatin to the Tualatin Historical Society) from Candace Lokey of the National League of ...

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.