the Commander of the Everett McClay VFW Post 1296, I
would like to welcome you to our website on behalf of
our 1500+ members.
over 65 years our Post has represented the interests
of the veterans that have strived to keep America free
in times of war and peace.
addition our dedication to the youth, elderly and our
community have earned us the distinction of being an “All
American Post” for the 2004-2005 year. The effort
of our Post members, Men’s and Women’s Auxiliary’s and
the Military Order of the Cootie have earned us that
Our membership includes
several past (State) Grand Commanders of the Military Order of the
Cooties, as well as a past (National) Supreme
Commander of that same organization.
of August 2007 it has also been our privilege to welcome American
Legion Post 550 & their Auxiliary as members of our canteen.
With their addition we will be better suited to provide all
members with quality food and beverage service.
welcome your visit to our website and encourage you to
visit our Post. If you’re in the Bloomington, MN
area, be sure to stop by and have a drink with us and
you will see why people say we’re the friendliest VFW
Post in the State.
Swanson, Post Commander 2010-2011
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