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From the Desk of the Post Commander To all my Comrades and reality. I owe it all to those that have put their heart and Friends at Post 9981, soul into making the Post It has been a pleasure and needless to say, chal- successful. I have had wonderful moments with all of lenging at times, that I you at the Post over the have served as your years and plan to continue Commander. I do not regret any of those chal- sharing more with you even without the title of Comlenges and feel that we have been able establish mander. I am, as well as one of the best Posts in many of you will be, impressed with the new incomthe State of Alaska. It has been with pride that I ing Commander, Nick have seen the growth of Knowles. This Warrior has accomplishment that we already accomplished amazing changes that are leading have all seen become a us in the right direction and I
am confident with new and fresh ideas he will continue to hold up the responsibilities in making the Post the best in the State. God Bless you all, God Bless Post 9981, and God Bless the United States of America!
Steve Hubbard Post Commander
Volume 3, Issue 1 May 1, 2013
Post Officers Steve Hubbard—Commander Dave Thoene—Sr. Vice Eric Lucas—Chaplain Grady Lindly—JAG Joe Federman—Surgeon Nick Knowles—Adjutant Anthony Knapp—3 Yr. Trustee Jerry Quinn—2 Yr. Trustee
Upcoming Events Ladies Auxiliary Regular Meeting
5/1 6 p.m.
Installation of New 5/5 Post Officers Noon Regular Anchorage 5/7 Assembly Meeting 6 p.m.
A Message From the Ladies’ Auxiliary President Dear Sisters, look forward to the new Earlier this month we held ideas that will be brought our first annual nomina‐ to the table in the ensuing tions and elections since year. reinstating our Charter. I The month of May brings am excited about the up‐ with it the Kentucky Derby, coming year as we have May 4th; Cinco de Mayo, May 5th; Mother’s Day, May some wonderful Ladies that are also excited to be 12th; Armed Forces Day, on board. Since our Char‐ May 18th; and, of course, ter was instituted we have Memorial Day, May 27th. doubled our membership, Memorial Day will bring which is fantastic. I have with it participation in some ceremonies or plac‐ no doubt this next year ing memorial wreaths or will be even more as‐ tounding as we continue flags on headstones/grave to build on our member‐ markers to honor our fallen heroes and all those ship. Over the past few months, who have fought for our we have had some pretty freedoms and our country. The month of June successful events and I
12870 Old Seward Hwy. Anchorage, AK 99515
also has a few notable dates to remember, such as: Flag Day, June 14th, and Father’s Day, June 16th. I look forward to making 2013‐2014 one of the best years our Ladies Auxiliary and our VFW Post has seen, and to work closely with all of you to achieve this. Thank you all for your continued support. Sincerely, Ginger Hubbard President, Ladies Auxiliary
General Membership Meeting
5/14 6 p.m.
James “Shaggy” Ellington Farewell
5/18 6 p.m.
Steak Night 6 p.m.-9p.m.
5/3 5/17 5/31
Standing Events Hotdog night is every Tuesday, 6-9 p.m.. Cheeseburgers are served any Friday that isn’t steak night. Karaoke/Live DJ every Friday and Saturday night, 8 p.m. until midnight.
Adjutant’s Notes Comrades,
First let me say that I am deeply honored to have been entrusted with command of our post. I know that the next year will be a challenging one, but I’m heartened by the support and encouragement that I’ve received so far from the members, officers, and friends of Post 9981.
These include Quartermaster, Asst. QM, Post Adjutant, Service Officer, and 1-Year Trustee. If you’re interested in serving in one of these positions, or, if you want to contribute, in a non-officer capacity, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Having said that, the post really needs your support right now. In addition to our neighborhood problems, there are several post officer positions that are currently, or soon-
tribute your time and energy, please see James “Big Jim” Dalzell, or Eric James, or be at the Men’s Auxiliary meeting on Tue, May 28.
So many of you already have done so much, and continue to do much in support of the post. Please know that the officers and I don’t take it lightly if we Also, our Men’s Auxiliary is undergo- approach you, and ask you to do more. ing a period of transition. They really We are all volunteers, and we only want need some aux members to come for- see our post grow and get better. ward to share some of the burden keep- Thanks so much for your trust and suping the group going. If you are an aux- port, iliary member, willing and able to con- Nick Knowles, Post Adjutant
Post Canteen Hours Mon—Thurs:
2 p.m.—12 a.m.
2 p.m.—2 a.m.
12 p.m.—2 a.m.
12 p.m.—11 p.m.
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