OUR NATIONAL INSIGNIA

            OUR CHARTER DATED 13 OCTOBER 1994

ALL VETERANS WHO SERVED OVERSEAS DURING DECLARED CONFLICTS AND THEIR SPOUSES ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN OUR POST!

Current qualifying campaign service from present to past:

Iraq 2003 -
Afghanistan 2001 -
Global War on Terrorism - EXPEDITIONARY 2001 -
Bosnia/Kosovo 1995 -
Desert Shield/Storm 1990 - 1995
Expeditionary Operations 1958 - 2003 (Thailand, Grenada, Libya, Panama, Haiti, Somalia, etc.)
Vietnam 1958 - 75
Korea 1955 -
Korean War 1950 - 54
Post-WW II Occupation 1945 - 90 (Berlin)
Post-WWII Occupation 1945 - 55 (Europe, Korea, Japan)
World War II
Pre-World War II

Veterans of Foreign Wars eligibility includes qualified recipients of:

Imminent Danger/Hostile Fire Pay*
SSBN Nuclear Deterrent Patrol*

*Specify period covered if no other reported qualifying service.

Special Award Ceremony at Collegedale City Hall

Rodney Keeton receiving the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1697 award on 05 DEC 2011.

QUARTERMASTER Clarence Merritt and ASSISTANT QUARTERMASTER Robert Schaeffer at the December 5, 2011 Collegedale Commission Meeting presenting a plaque on behalf of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1697 to Rodney Keeton, Director of Public Works, Utilities, Parks & Recreation of the City of Collegedale, Tennessee in appreciation for his hard work over the years in support of the Veterans Memorial Park.

 

Veterans Memorial Park, Collegedale, Tennessee

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Location of Veterans Memorial Park in Collegedale: