About Us

History

Founding

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1697 was chartered on October 13, 1994.

Past Post Commanders

                 Vernon Herod  1994-95, 1995-96

                   Joseph Hand  1996-97

               Chuck Whidden  1997-98, 1998-99

                         Don Hunt  1999-2000

                     Brad Hyden  2000-01

                 David Warden  2001-02

Jim Erwin/Dave Turner  2002-03

                   Dave Turner  2003-04

               Chuck Whidden  2004-05

         Clarence Merritt  2005-06, 2006-07

                   Dave Turner  2007-08

               Chuck Whidden  2008-09

         Clarence Merritt  2009-10

                    Johnny Arp  2010-11, 2011-12

          Dave Turner 2012-13

     Clarence Merritt 2013-14

        Philip Garver 2014-15, 2015-16

        Robert Brewer 2016-17, 2017-18

     Lewis L. Szerecz 2018-19, 2019-

Scans from our Post's Scrapbook

From the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1697

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