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Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 12093
'John Lukac'

Post Meetings
2nd Thursday 6:30 PM Centennial Hills YMCA 6601 N. Buffalo DR Las Vegas, NV 89131
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Post Meets @ Palace Station 6/11

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VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' is the host of the 2015 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Department of Nevada Convention. The Post's June business meeting is the evening of the first day of Department Convention. As the Department Convention will adjourn around 5:00 PM and many of the Post leadership will already be at Palace Station, the Post will meet in the available room (Salon B) used by convention at the usual time on June 11th.



  • Thursday June 11, 2015
  • 1830-2000
  • Salon B
  • Palace Station Hotel & Casino
  • 2411 West Sahara AV
  • Las Vegas, NV 89102
  • MAPmap
May 27, 2015 by "Good Time"

Recruiting Event

SMITH'S

VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' will hold a recruiting event on Saturday May 30, 2015 at the Smith's at 4700 W. Ann Road, North Las Vegas, NV.

To volunteer to work an available time, call our Membership Chairman and Senior Vice Commander Randy Shields at (702)688-7966 Ext 105.

Date Times Volunteer #1 Volunteer #2 Volunteer #3 Volunteer #4 Comment
  • Sat
  • 30 May
  • 1200-1500
  • 1500-1800
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The event hours are:

  • Sat May 30, 2015
  • 1200-1800
  • Smith's at Decatur & Ann
  • MAPmap
May 15, 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 June 6, 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.



  • Saturday June 6, 2015
  • 0900-1200
  • Home Depot @ W Tropical & Centennial Center
  • MAPmap
May 2, 2015 by "Good Time"

116th VFW Convention Resolutions

VFW

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"

81st VFW Department of Nevada By-laws Amendments

VFW Nevada

The Department Adjutant has made available three proposed amendments to the Department of Nevada By-laws. These amendments will be considered by the Department convention and, if passed, be submitted to National. The Proposed amendments can be found here:

April 6, 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. This one time the meeting has been moved to Salon B in the Palace Station Hotel & Casino.



  • Thursday June 11, 2015
  • 1830-2000
  • Salon B
  • Palace Station Hotel & Casino
  • 2411 West Sahara AV
  • Las Vegas, NV 89102
  • MAPmap
May 27, 2015 by "Good Time"

-- Past Announcements & Events --

2015 VFW Nevada Convention Committee

VFW & Aux Nevada

VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' is the host of the 2015 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Department of Nevada Convention. The organizing committee meets regularly to prepare for this event. This meeting is Wednesday May 27, 2015.

As in any endeavor of this kind, there are never enough hands yet many hands make for light work. If you wish to assist, contact Mike Carter at (702)688-7966 Ext 102.

  • Wednesday May 27, 2015
  • 1830-2100
  • someplace
  • Las Vegas, NV 89131
May 22, 2015 by "Good Time"

Las Vegas Adult Center Health Fair 2015

LAS VEGAS

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.



  • Wednesday May 27, 2015
  • 0830-1200
  • N Buffalo & Deear Springs Way
  • MAPmap
April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

May General Order/National HQ Bulletin

VFW

VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' is in receipt of the latest (May 2015) General Order, National Headquarters Bulletin and National Planning Calendar. These items can be found in the "Orderly Room" along with a myriad of other documents and forms. The April items are:



April 10, 2015 by "Good Time"

Memorial Day Services @ Palm NW Cemetery

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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.

  • Monday May 25, 2015
  • 1400-1500
  • Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery @ Deer Springs & Jones
  • map
April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

Memorial Day @ John Lukac's Grave

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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.

  • Monday May 25, 2015
  • 1000-1100
  • Veterans Memorial Cemetery @ Veterans Memorial DR & Buchanan in Boulder City map
  • Section R Site 843 map

This is a small ceremony for John's family.

April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

Memorial Day Services Rehearsal

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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.

  • Sunday May 24, 2015
  • 1400-1500
  • Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery @ Deer Springs & Jones
  • map
April 25, 2015 by "Good Time"

Buddy Poppy Memorial Day Weekend

Buddy Poppy

VFW Post 12093 John Lukac will hold a one day Buddy Poppy Drive from at 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Saturday May 23, 2015 at the Albertsons near Farm and Durango (8410 Farm RD Las Vegas, NV 89131-8158)

To volunteer to work an available time, call our Buddy Poppy Chairman Jerry Bouck at (619)884-6935.

Date Times Volunteer #1 Volunteer #2 Volunteer #3 Volunteer #4 Comment
  • Sat
  • 23 May
  • 0900-1100
  • 1100-1300
  • 1300-1500
  • Bouck, J
  • Herr, F
  • Miller, H
  • Carter
  • SET UP and START
  • HANG IN THERE
  • TEAR DOWN, CLOSE
  • Sat May 23, 2015
  • 0900-1500
  • Albertsons @ Durango & Farm
  • MAPmap
  • May 15, 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.



    • Thursday May 14, 2015
    • 1830-2000
    • City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center
    • Centennial Hills YMCA
    • 6601 North Buffalo Drive
    • MAPmap
    April 10, 2015 by "Good Time"

    Centennial HS NJROTC Awards

    NJROTC

    Centennial High school at 10200 Centennial Pkwy Las Vegas, Nevada 89149 has an award winning Navy JROTC program. Shortly before graduation the NJROTC unit holds an awards and recognition ceremony. VFW Post 12093 John Lukac proudly participates and assists in recognizing these young comrades.

    • Thursday May 14, 2015
    • 1800-2100
    • Centennial High School @ Centennial & Hualapai
    • map

    This is a public event put on by the NJROTC Unit and the school.

    April 29, 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



    • Saturday May 9, 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • Charlie kellogg and Joe Zaher Sports Complex
    • 9901 W Washington AV, Las Vegas, NV 89131
    • MAPmap
    March 8, 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.



    • Saturday May 2, 2015
    • 0900-1200
    • Home Depot @ W Tropical & Centennial Center
    • MAPmap
    April 19, 2015 by "Good Time"
    Mourn

    David E. Ryals Viewing

    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.

    A viewing of the body will be held Friday May 1, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Palm South Jones Mortuary (1600 South Jones Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89146). David will be interred at Riverside National Cemetery.

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

    • Died
    • Monday April 27, 2015
    • 0830

    • Viewing
    • Friday May 1, 2015
    • 1600-1900
    • Palm South Jones Mortuary @ W Oakey & S Jones
    • map
    April 29, 2015 by "Good Time"

    Post Officers 2015-16 Elected

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    Elections for the service year 2015-16 were held at the regular business meeting April 9, 2015. Officers take office June 13, 2015 (last day of Department Convention) except for those officers filling early vacancies who tassume their duties upon election of the vacancy. This means that Mike Carter assumes Quartermaster immediately due to the vacancy caused by Dave Ryals' illness and resignation. Ed Swedyk takes office as Trustee immediately caused by the vacancy created by Mike Carter's appointment as Quartermaster Pro Tempor and subsequent election. (A member cannot be both Quartermaster and Trustee which triggered the vacancy.)



    Post Commander
    Fred Herr - Incumbent
    Post Senior Vice Commander
    Randy Shields - Incumbent
    Post Junior Vice Commander
    Ronan Urena - Incumbent
    Post Quartermaster
    Mike Carter - Assumes office immediately
    Post Chaplain
    Rob Sanders
    Post Trustee (3 Year Term)
    Ed Swedyk - Assumes office immediately
    House Committee (three year term)
    Jillian Beausoleil
    District, Department and National Delegate (five)
    Lee Beausoleil
    Jillian Beausoleil

    April 10, 2015 by "Good Time"