District 5 Upcoming Events schedule is available for review via this website. Further event links will be provided as the events get reviewed and finalized. A link is provided below to prompt you to the website location. You may also use the News / Events selection from the Top Menu Bar.
OUR MISSION: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans. OUR VISION: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.
"In Flanders Fields the Poppies Blow..." Theses are the opening words of Col. John McCrae's immortal poem dedicated to the memory of the men and women that served, fought and died in France during World War I, the poppies of which he wrote has become the true symbol of all those who have given their lives in our nations wars.
Dept. of Pacific Areas (District Five) has a new Assist. Dept. Service Officer specifically designated to service the members of Thailand, Cambodia, Australia. We would like to welcome Chris Bischoff to the District organization. We would like to encourage all members to go through your Post Service Officer for benefits and other related assistance; prior to contacting our ADSO. If you do have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact him. However, you need to allow the ADSO time to check and review your claims. We appreciate your cooperation. The contact information for ADSO is ADSOThailand@gmail.com.
FYI District V Users: The new Department of Pacific Areas website (vfwpacific.org) is officially open to review, use, and managed by DPA Webmaster Alan "Augie" Augustine who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding any website concerns. You can also go to "About" above click on DPA Homesite or the Button below.
Congratulations to the elected officers of District V, Election Results: Commander Louis Holub, Senior Vice Commander Steve Sartain, Junior Vice Commander Shane Curtis, Quartermaster Manny Guarnuccio, Chaplain William Chapman, Trustee 1 Year David L. Borchers, Trustee 2 Year Dan Morgan, Trustee 3 Year Donald Delomba Again, Congratulations to the elected officers
The Honoree's are: All of District 5 -- plus Post 12074 - Chiang Mai and Post 12146 - Ban Chang