ALL-AMERICAN HAWKINS-REEVE POST 7916

Warriors Still Serving

WELCOME TO ALL-AMERICAN HAWKINS-REEVE POST 7916

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.


Announcements

 American Warriors Do Not Fight Because We Hate Those In Front Of Us
American Warriors Fight Because We Love Those Behind Us
 

POWERHOUSE GAMES BRINGS FOUR STATE OF THE ART V-TAB MACHINES TO THE POST, AS WELL AS TWO TABLETS SO WE CAN PLAY FROM THE BAR.

Powerhouse has some very special promotions to encourage play including a free raffle of a YETI Cooler & YETI Tumblers to be drawn September 11.

Powerhouse Games is an electronic pull tab gaming industry leader. Testimonials from local organizations are  impressive.  The terms of our agreement with Powerhouse are quite favorable to the Post.  PLAY ON

 
CONGRATULATIONS SEA SCOUT SHIP 7916’s FIRST EVER QUARTERASTER RANK SEA SCOUT GARRETT O’HARA

Garrett has been a member of our ship for the past seven years and has earned Sea Scouting's highest rank, Quartermaster (the same as Eagle Scout).  Last year there were only about 30 Sea Scouts in the entire United States who achieved this prestigious rank. Garrett plans on continuing to volunteer as an adult Sea Scout leader. 

All-American Hawkins-Reeve Post 7916 also congratulates and sends its deepest gratitude to Sea Scout Ship 7916’s Mike Henry, Stu Sanford and their entire crew for their tireless support of the Post.  BRAVO ZULU

 
 
 
 


Winston’s Chimney Service Donated the Repair of the Post’s Brickwork. All - American Hawkins - Reeve Post 7916 sincerely thanks Winston’s Chimney Service for repairing our front steps and the brick wall in back. Our front entry is safe and free from loose brickwork thanks to the professionals that gave their time. They also repointed the brick on the back wall that was cracked, ugly, and in danger of falling. Their work was flawless.  They are just great Americans.   Click open  Winston's Chimney Service   Thank you for helping your Warriors Still Serving  at VFW Post 7916.


6:30 PM Tuesday September 3 is the next General Membership Meeting in the in the Post's second floor community room.
 
7:30 PM Wednesday September  7  is the Post's Auxiliary General Membership Meeting in the Post's Black Cat Lounge.  

VFW NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS ANNOUNCES HAWKINS-REEVE POST 7916 HAS EARNED ALL-AMERICAN STATUS FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR 

On Wednesday 3 July, VFW Commander-in-Chief BJ Lawrence announced, for the third year in a row, Hawkins-Reeve Post 7916 is a worldwide All- American Honoree placing the Post in the top 1% of over 6300 VFW posts worldwide.

"This is a great announcement but an even greater acknowledgement that putting in the work needed pays off” said State Commander Rick Raskin.

Raskin’s high regard for Commander Jeff Lett, his leadership team, and the great work of the Post is well known. 



 
 "But we have forgotten God.  We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserves us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own.  Intoxicated with unbroken success we have become too self sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace too proud to pray to the God that made us".
Abraham Lincoln Proclamation - A National Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer, March 30, 1863  
All American Post 7916 and the Town of Occoquan proudly announce the second annual Military Tribute Banner Program is SOLD OUT.   For everything you need to know to have a a banner to honor the veteran you love hung along Mill Street after Memorial Day 2020 under "current programs" scroll down to Occoquan after you open:   www.militarytributebanners.org
 
 GOD BLESS AMERICA 
It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.
It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.
It is the soldier, not the campus organizer who has given us the freedom to demonstrate.
It is the soldier, not the lawyer, who has given us the right to a fair trial.
It is the soldier, who salutes the flag, who serves under the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag, who allows the protester to burn the flag.     

 


  




 

 



 


 
 
 

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

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HB 63 Passes Virginia General Assembly

Recognizes Veteran Service Organizations under Virginia Tax Code with VFW Post 7916 leading the effort

VFW Post 7916 Hosts The “Old Bold Pilots” Association

"Don't be a show-off. Never be too proud to turn back. There are old pilots and bold pilots, but no old, bold pilots." – E. Hamilton Lee, 1949

Statewide News

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Virginia VFW celebrates successful year, elects new leadership

The 96th State Convention of the VFW was an enormous success.

National News

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VFW, Sport Clips Haircuts Surpass $6.4 Million in Scholarships for Veterans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Together with longtime supporter Sport Clips Haircuts, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to ann...

VFW Members and Their Families Are on the Way to Better Hearing Health

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce it is working to restore the sounds of life for V...

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"We Honor Our Fallen By Caring For Our Living"   That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.
 
 

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