Day of Service

Looking for something to do on Saturday, May 4th? Join Horses Helping Heroes and VFW Post 12208 – Timothy Brandon Lay at 9 am for the VFW Day of Service. Volunteers will clear vegetation and brush for the new challenge trail course dedicated to Marine Sargeant Timothy Brandon Lay.

Registration is required. Sign up at

17th annual Vietnam Veterans recognition day

All Iowa Veterans that are available have been invited to attend the 17th Annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol on May 14th. This year is the 40th Anniversary of the Memorial’s dedication. Attached is the press release. Attendees are asked to arrive at the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial on the south side of the Capitol building at 10:30-10:45.

Car and Bike Nights are Back!!

Are you ready for Car and Bike Nights? Let’s shine them up!! Starting April 22nd, we will have Season Passes to all the Car and Bike nights available for purchase. Stop into the Post to pick your passes up. A $25 Season Pass will get you access to all the car shows of the season! First Show is the first week of May! Don’t forget – all proceeds go to support Veterans in our Community.

Special Visitor

We are excited to announce that Marine Veteran Daniel Crawford will be joining VFW 9662 for a visit tonight around 1700 on his passing thru back to Minnesota!! Daniel has traveled by foot from Minnesota to Texas the 1000 mile gratitude walk. His mission 23V Recon. I hope you join us and welcome Daniel, share stories of hope and the future. Thank you Commander Mike Dirks for opening the hospitality opportunity.

Recent article from MN News

23V Recon

Daniel’s journey

Also…there is a social event tomorrow at American Legion Post 731 if you are interested.