The Moving Wall Oct 3rd

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This October, the Estrella community has the honor of hosting “The Moving Wall,” a half-sized traveling replica of the Washington D.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Please join us in honoring all of our brave veterans at the following events:

The Moving Wall Opening Ceremony
Friday, October 3 at 9:00 a.m.

The official opening ceremony will welcome The Moving Wall to our community with the presentation of the colors, national anthem and special keynote speaker.

The Moving Wall POW / MIA Remembrance Ceremony
Saturday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m.

This special remembrance event will include the Missing Man Table Ceremony and candlelight vigil honoring all veterans.

The Moving Wall Sunrise Service
Sunday, October 5 at 6:30 a.m.

Join us for a special sunrise service held at The Moving Wall.

The Moving Wall Closing Ceremony
Monday, October 6 at 9:00 a.m.

The official closing ceremony will feature Goodyear Mayor, Georgia Lord’s closing remarks, the retiring of the colors and the sounding of Taps.

AZ VFW CHARITIES CHECK PRESENTATION

A great fundraiser for Az VFW Charities was held by VFW District # 3 White Tanks VFW riders.  pictured – District 3 Commander Jeffery Eiler, also a White Tank Rider, is presenting their donation to State Sr-Vice Commander Greg Kozakiewicz and Charities Treasurer Leonard “Ski” Kuczynski.  Another great example of our Arizona VFW Veterans’ dedication to helping our veterans and their families here in Arizona.  DSC_0068

READY FOR SOME BASEBALL !! and HELP OUR VETERANS !!!

Diamondback FlyerThe VFW of Arizona and the Arizona Diamondbacks has gotten together and planned one great family/veterans night of Diamondback baseball.  This coming May 18, 2014 the game between the LA Dodgers and our Diamondbacks will be Veterans of Foreign Wars night.  Why attend –  you ask – not only do you have a great time, ticket price special, terrific family night but the Diamondbacks will be donating a portion of the ticket sales to our Arizona VFW Charities.!!  This is just a WIN – WIN Night our vets here in Az. Hope to see very veteran and their family and non veterans in Arizona there to show their support.  For more details below.

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69th Anniversary Iwo Jima Flag Raising in Sacaton, Az

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Arizona VFW Charities will be attending the 69th Anniversary Iwo Jima Flag Raising in Sacaton, Az this coming February 22nd. We’ll be traveling with the Military Order of the Purple Heart truck in the parade at 8:30. We’ll be handing out informational tri-folds, at the ceremonies after.. Please look us up – we be glad to see you and answer any questions you may have on what we are doing to help Arizona Vets.
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