MONTHLY MINUTES FOR: 02 February 2023
The opening ceremony for a regular meeting was conducted in accordance with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ritual; the meeting opened at 1000 hours by Post Commander Charlie Spain. Commander Spain declared todays meeting an open meeting with family members present. Opening prayers were given by Comrade Rodgers.
ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS:
Commander Spain made the following temporary appointment: Comrade Bruce Stevens to served as the ODD for todays meeting.
There were 10 members in attendance.
Commander Spain recognized the following distinguished attendees:
UNDRAPING OF THE CHARTER: The charter that had been draped for Comrade Larry Purdy was undraped.
READING, REFERRING MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS:
READING OF MINUTES: The Minutes from the January 10, 2023 meeting have been posted on the Post website and distributed via email. A motion to accept the minutes was made by comrade Rogers, seconded by comrade Dzurissin, no discussion, motion approved.
QUARTERMASTER’S REPORT: QM Aukshun said that all is good. A motion to accept the QM report was made by comrade Aukshun, seconded by comrade Webber, no discussion, motion approved.
READING OF BILLS: P500 (monthly) for VFW use of C&A, P2,000 for pool league.
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE: None
COMRADE OR FAMILY OF A COMRADE IN DISTRESS:
REPORT OF SERVICE OFFICER: Attached
REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
• SURGEON: Attached
• JUDGE ADVOCATE: None
• CHAPLAIN: None
• HISTORIAN: None
• SAFETY OFFICER: Attached
COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN REPORTS:
• BUDDY POPPY: 370 Pesos collected at today’s meeting
• COMMUNITY SERVICE: All CSRs should be inputted on the new VFW DPA page at www.vfwpacific.org
• NATIONAL HOME: Attached
• POW/MIA: None
• MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE REPORT: None
• BUDGET COMMITTEE: None
• SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE: None
• SEAM SQUIRREL: No PT-7 meeting today
• CCO COMMITTEE: None
A motion was made by comrade Aukshun to accept all committee reports, seconded by
comrade Rogers, no discussion. motion approved.
REMEMBER OUR NATIONAL HOME : A prayer was said by Comrade Rodgers, in remembrance of our National Home.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None
GOOD OF THE ORDER:
50/50 drawing total: P1,000: Won by Commander Spain P500, Post will receive P500
The meeting closed at 1105 hours in accordance with the VFW ritual. The next Col B.J. Smith VFW Post 9892 meeting will be March 14, 2023 @ 1100, officers call at 1045. Location: Crown & Anchor, Bauang, La Union.