Honor the Dead by Helping the Living

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post & Auxiliary 12093
'John Lukac'

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2nd Thursday
Meeting 6:30 PM

Centennial Hills YMCA
6601 N. Buffalo Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89131
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First Tuesday
Potluck 6:00 PM
Meeting 6:30 PM
Centennial Hills YMCA
6601 N. Buffalo Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89131
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Thursdays
9:00 AM to Noon
Centennial Hills YMCA
6601 N. Buffalo Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89131
(702)688-7966 ext 111
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Mourn

David E. Ryals

David "Dave" E. Ryals first and only Quartermaster until his recent illness and Comrade of VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac,' USMC retired, combat veteran and good friend passed away Monday April 27, 2015. We mourn his passing and already miss him terribly. He was blessed with many friends and an extensive family who mourn his passing.

Funeral services will be announced here and on facebook when we know them.

Rest in Peace, Marine. Keep a place by the fire for your comrades. Semper Fi!

  • Monday April 27, 2015
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April 27, 2015 by "Good Time"

Home Depot Kids' Workshop

The Home Depot

Home Depot puts on workshops for "Do It Yourself" (DIY) people each weekend. (link) They also put on workshops for kids (5-12) the first weekend of the month. (register) VFW Post and Auxiliary 12093 John Lukac has been invited to participate in the Saturday May 2, 2015 Kids' Workshop at the Centennial Hills Home Depot at 7881 West Tropical Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89149. The workshop begins at 9:00 AM. If you wish to assist children learn basic woodworking skills and make a project please join us.



April 19, 2015 by "Good Time"

Ladies' Auxiliary Business Meeting

Auxiliary

VFW Ladies' Auxiliary 12093 'John Lukac' meets the first Tuesday of each month in the City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center at 6601 North Buffalo Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. We meet at 6:30 PM in the City Room on the YMCA side of the building with a potluck before the meeting. The potluck begins by 6:00 PM.



April 7, 2015 by "Good Time"

Patriot Run 2015

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VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' will hold the third annual Patriot Run at 8:00 AM Saturday May 9, 2015. The event will take place in Charlie kellogg and Joe Zaher Sports Complex which is at 9901 West Washington AV, Las Vegas, NV 89131 map.

To see the flyer and more information, click here: 2015 Patriot Run



March 8, 2015 by "Good Time"

Post Business Meeting

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VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' meets the second Thursday of each month in the City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center at 6601 North Buffalo Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. We normally meet at 6:30 PM in the City Room on the YMCA side of the building.



April 10, 2015 by "Good Time"

Memorial Day Services Rehearsal

VFW Post 12093 John Lukac will hold a rehearsal for participants at 2:00 PM Sunday May 24, 2015 for Memorial Day Ceremonies of Monday May 25, 2015 at the Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery (6701 N Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131) map.

April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

Memorial Day @ John Lukac's Grave

VFW Post and Auxiliary 12093 John Lukac will hold Memorial Day Services at John Lukac's grave in the morning. This year Memorial Day falls on Monday May 25, 2015. John Lukac is buried at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery (1900 Buchanan Blvd. Boulder City, NV 89005) map Section R Site 843 map. Ceremonies will begin at 10:00 AM.

This is a small ceremony for John's family.

April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

Memorial Day Services @ Palm NW Cemetery

VFW Post 12093 John Lukac will hold Memorial Day Services on Monday May 25, 2015 at the Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery (6701 N Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131) map. Ceremonies began at 2:00 PM.

April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

Las Vegas Adult Center Health Fair 2015

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The city of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Active Adult Center has invited VFW Post & Auxiliary 12093 'John Lukac' to participate in their Health Fair. It will be a recruiting and Veteran Service opportunity beginning at 8:30 AM on Wednesday May 27, 2015 and ending at noon of that same day.

This Post will happily participate in this event.



April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

116th VFW Convention Resolutions

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With the VFW National Convention rapidly approaching, the VFW Leadership has made available the proposed Resolutions to come before the National Convention and by delegation the Department and District Conventions preceding. The Proposed Resoltuions can be found here: 116th Convention Resolutions

April 6, 2015 by "Good Time"

Fireworks Booth 2015

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VFW Post and Auxiliary 12093 'John Lukac' will operate a fireworks booth again this year. The location is the same. An empty schedule has been prepared and can be found here so that members and firends can plan on the shifts they wish to volunteer to cover. Mike Carter is this years coordinator. You may volunteer for one or more of the shifts by writing him at JudgeAdvocate@VFWPost12093.org. If you have questions, they can be addressed to the same e-mail address or asked at any meeting.

To see the 2015 schedule, click here: 2015 Fireworks Booth Schedule



March 8, 2015 by "Good Time"

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VA Disarming Vets

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The Daily Caller reports that the VA is improperly reporting Vets to the FBI as ineligible under Federal Law to own or possess a firearm. The news story is available here. The Daily Caller

April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

Auxiliary Birthday Party

Auxiliary

VFW Auxiliary 12093 'John Lukac' hosts a birthday luncheon for its members who celebrate their birthday in the calendar month. This month the event will be on Saturday April 25, 2015 at the Market Grille Cafe 7070 N Durango DR.



April 7, 2015 by "Good Time"

Creech Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

USAAF

Creech AFB annually hosts a Take Our Daughter and Sons to Work Day. This year the event will be on Thursday April 23, 2015. VFW Post and Auxiliary 12093 'John Lukac' is the closest Post to Creech AFB and is the proud VFW home of so many Creech combat veterans.

This Post happily participates in this event for the families of our brothers and sisters.



March 27, 2015 by "Good Time"

Districts 5 & 6 Picnic

VFW 5 Nevada

The VFW Nevada District 5 in conjunction with neighboring District 6 traditionally hosts a picnic for all VFW members in the greater Las Vegas area (Districts 5 and 6) on the last Sunday in April. This year, the park space was not available on the last Sunday so the picnic has been moved forward.

The event begins at 10:00 AM at Sunset Regional Park, 2601 E. Sunset RD (Office) (our picnic area was closer to the Eastern AV entrance, see MAPPark Map.

April 4, 2015 by "Good Time"

DoD Authorizes Medals for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel

DoD

The Department of Defense has announced that Operation Freedom’s Sentinel is now a qualifying operation for award of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. The GWOTEM is a qualifying medal for membership in the VFW while the GWOTSM is not. You can find out more and read the DoD news release here:



March 15, 2015 by "Good Time"

Veterans Heritage Firearms Act of 2015

DoD

This writer was just speaking two days ago with a veteran concerned about firearm "war trophies" and it turns out that two of our federal legislators have introduced bills addressing that issue. You can find out more and read the NRA news article here:



March 15, 2015 by "Good Time"

Nevada District 5 Convention

VFW 5 Nevada

The VFW Department of Nevada District 5 will hold its annual convention on Saturday April 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM in Post 12108 'John Strozzi' located at 300 W Main ST in Beatty, Nevada 89003. map District Officers will be elected and appointed for the service year 2015-16. District Officers will assume office on Saturday June 13, 2015.

Needed are the Post's Delegates and also needed are the Post's Alternates to District for this District Convention and the three other meetings during the year 2015-16. Alternates attend in lieu of any Delegates unable to attend the Convention or any of the other meetings. Anyone interesting in filling the vacant delegate or one of the alternate (we are allowed four) offices, contact the Post Commander or Adjutant.



March 12, 2015 by "Good Time"

Quartermaster Resigns

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Dave Ryals resigned as Quartermaster due to health considerations. Dave suffered a major heart attack the day following the March business meeting and underwent corrective surgery the day of the April meeting. He is expected to make a full recovery but it will be several months.

April 10, 2015 by "Good Time"

Coordination Committee Authorized

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At the April 9, 2015 business meeting, the Post authorized the formation of a committee to coordinate with the Auxiliary and produce a formal joint agreement with the Auxiliary as to the division of revenues from joint events.

April 10, 2015 by "Good Time"

Post Business Meeting

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VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' meets the second Thursday of each month in the City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center at 6601 North Buffalo Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. We normally meet at 6:30 PM in the City Room on the YMCA side of the building.



March 12, 2015 by "Good Time"

Ladies' Auxiliary Business Meeting

Auxiliary

VFW Ladies' Auxiliary 12093 'John Lukac' meets the first Tuesday of each month in the City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center at 6601 North Buffalo Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. We meet at 6:30 PM in the City Room on the YMCA side of the building with a potluck before the meeting. The potluck begins by 6:00 PM.



March 7, 2015 by "Good Time"

Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 4, 2015

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The John Lukac VFW Post 12093 and its Auxiliary will hold an Easter Egg Hunt for the children of active duty, reserve and guard personnel on Holy Saturday April 4, 2015. The event begins at 11:00 AM at Mountain Crest Park (4701 N Durango DR Las Vegas, NV 89129 Area B) map.

This hunt is sponsored primarily for the benefit of personnel stationed at Creech AFB and our adopted units of the 78th Attack Squadron, Delta Company of the 405th Civil Affairs Battalion and the Las Vegas based members of the Command, Staff and Headquarters Company of the 505th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade. Others are welcome.

A hot lunch [hamburgers & hot dogs] will be provided to participants after the hunt at about 11:30 AM.



March 7, 2015 by "Good Time"

Home Depot Kids' Workshop

The Home Depot

Home Depot puts on workshops for "Do It Yourself" (DIY) people each weekend. (link) They also put on workshops for kids (5-12) the first weekend of the month. (register) VFW Post and Auxiliary 12093 John Lukac has been invited to participate in the Saturday April 4, 2015 Kids' Workshop at the Centennial Hills Home Depot at 7881 West Tropical Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89149. The workshop begins at 9:00 AM. If you wish to assist children learn basic woodworking skills and make a project please join us.



March 7, 2015 by "Good Time"