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You may like to view
a video on Master
Perez Benavidez he
was a member of
the Studies and
Group of the United
States Army. He
received the Medal
of Honor for his
actions in combat
near Lộc Ninh,
South Vietnam on
May 2, 1968.
Returning Vets: VFW Post 2208 would like to give a Free one year VFW membership to all qualified
returning military personnel.
info for you.
Steps for using VA
Post 2208 Meetings held at the
Waverly Iowa American Legion
208 8th Ave Sw, Waverly, IA
This information is for all who renew their VFW memberships annually.
This year VFW Post 2208’s dues will remain at the $25 amount.
Beginning next year, VFW National has increased our post’s Our
annual membership dues will therefore increase from $25 to $35
beginning with the next (2014) membership year.
Because of this increase, you may want to consider renewing as a life
The following is the cost for a life membership.
Your age by 1 January:
Thru 30 - $425, 31-40 - $410, 41-50 - $375, 51-60 - $335, 61-70 -
$290, 71-80 - $225
If you decide to renew as a life member, leave at, or mail your check to
VFW Post 2208 along with your date of birth and we will sign you up.
This life membership can also be paid on a 12 month or 24 month
Contact Charlie Meier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-239-2058
for information on the installment plans.
full military honors. Donald McGrane, of Waverly, was a Navy Aviation Anti-submarine technician on a
helicopter flying a search and rescue mission when enemy fire shot it down in July, 1967. McGrane and three
crew members died in the crash. Since then searchers found their remains, but it took years to identify them all.
Now all four will be buried together April 2nd, at Arlington National Cemetery.
If you have not seen this
it is well worth your time.
A wonderful **multi**-
dimensional tribute to those
who served in Vietnam.*
This is probably one of the best
videos on Vietnam that I have
certainly brought back
*This video is 28 minutes long*
, so be sure you have time to
watch it all
the way through. There are
thousands of similar accounts
of those who
served in Vietnam, and this
video does a great job of
many of those experiences.
Please pass this on to others –
Veterans who served in any
Meals and Meetings
November 5 @ 5:00 - 7:00 pm Membership Dinner
November 10 @ 7:30 pm VFW Meeting
November 17 @ 5:00 pm VFW Auxiliary Meeting
December 8 @ 7:30 pm VFW Meeting
December 15 @ 5:00 pm VFW Auxiliary Meeting
December 17 @ 5:30 – 7:00 VFW meal @ WAVP (Legion hall)
November POST NEWS
VFW Membership Dinner: The VFW membership dinner will be held on Thursday,
November 5th from 5 to 7 pm at the American Legion building, 208 8th Ave SW,
Waverly. This meal is free to VFW Post 2208 members with a paid 2016
membership and the cost for a spouse or guest is $5.
Newsletter/Calendar: The VFW is no longer doing a newsletter/calendar postal
mailing but will email you this monthly if we have your email address. If you are not
getting this monthly email, please provide us with an email address at
email@example.com and you will be added to the monthly emailing list. If you
do not have access to email, provide us with a friend or relatives email address and
we can email it to them for you.
This information is also available on line at the WAVP website www.waverlyvets.us
and the VFW’s at www.vfw2208.com
WAVP Breakfast: The monthly WAVP breakfast will be held on November 14th from
7:30 to 10 am. This meal is a free will donation and all proceeds will go to the new
building project. The meal is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the
American Legion Hall, 208 8th Ave. SW, Waverly.
Thank You: Thank you to all who have been helping support the VFW with your
attendance at our Thursday evening meals.
WAVP Building & Grounds Committee: The WAVP is looking for volunteers to serve
on this committee.
Members would be involved with the maintenance and upkeep of the new WAVP
building and the mowing and other maintenance of the grounds. Please contact
Charlie Meier at 319-239-2058 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would be
interested or for more information.
Flags: The WAVP has an assortment of US, Iowa and POW/MIA American made
flags for sale in various sizes. The flags are available at the WAVP Canteen.
(American Legion building)
Returning Vets: VFW Post 2208 would like to give a VFW membership to all
qualified returning military personnel. Service in a combat zone and the “Global
War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal” are a couple of the qualifiers for
membership in the VFW. If you know of anyone who has served and qualifies,
please let us know.