Honor the Dead by Helping the Living

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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Buddy Poppy Event

VFW Post 12093 John Lukac will hold a one day Buddy Poppy drive from at 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Saturday November 12, 2016 at the Albertsons on N Durango & Farm (8410 Farm RD Las Vegas, NV 89131-8158)

To volunteer to work an available time, call our Senior Vice Commander Jerry Bouck at (702)688-7966 x105.

Date Times Volunteer #1 Volunteer #2 Volunteer #3 Volunteer #4 Comment
  • Sat
  • 27 Nov
  • 0900-1100
  • 1100-1300
  • 1300-1500
  • John M
  • Dave N
  • Frank W
  • Ryan M
  • Rick S
  • Rich S
  • Fred H
  • Fred H
  • Fred H
  • JC A
  • JC A
  • JC A
  • SET UP and START
  • HANG IN THERE
  • TEAR DOWN, CLOSE
  • Sat May 27, 2017
  • 0900-1500
  • Albertsons @ Durango & Farm
  • 8410 Farm RD Las Vegas, NV 89131-8158
  • MAPmap
May 25, 2017 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. 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 29, 2017
  • 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.

May 17, 2017 by "Good Time"

Memorial Day Services @ Palm NW Cemetery

VFW Post 12093 John Lukac will hold Memorial Day Services at the Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery (6701 N Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131) map.

  • Monday May 29, 2017
  • 1400-1500
  • Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery @ Deer Springs & Jones
  • map
May 17, 2017 by "Good Time"

May General Order, National HQ Bulletin & Calendar

VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' is in receipt of the latest National Headquarters Bulletin and National Planning Calendar. (No General Order is usually issued in July of each year.) These items can be found in the "Orderly Room" along with a myriad of other documents and forms. The new items are:

May 17, 2017 by "Good Time"

Home Depot Kids' Workshop

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 first Saturday 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 3, 2017
  • 0900-1200
  • Home Depot @ W Tropical & Centennial Center
  • MAPmap
May 16, 2017 by "Good Time"

Department Convention

The 2017 VFW Department of Nevada Convention will be held at Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino at 4949 North Rancho Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. The convention begins Thursday June 8, 2017 at 8:00 AM but some pre-convention meetings of specific organizations may be scheduled for Wednesday June 7, 2017. The convention concludes with a Banquet the evening of Saturday June 10, 2017.

  • Thursday June 8, 2017-Saturday June 10, 2017
  • Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino
  • 4949 North Rancho Drive
  • Las Vegas, NV 89130
  • MAPmap
May 17, 2017 by "Good Time"

Post Business Meeting

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 but this month will meet in the Department Convention Meeting Rooms at the Santa Fe Station. Same time just a different location. We normally meet at 6:30 PM in the City Room on the YMCA side of the building.

  • Thursday June 8, 2017
  • 1830-2000
  • City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino
  • Centennial Hills YMCA
  • 6601 North Buffalo Drive 4949 North Rancho DR
  • MAPmap
May 16, 2017 by "Good Time"

Officer Elections & Appointments

Elections were held at the April regular business meeting.

Appointed positions were announced by the newly elected Commander immediately after the elections. The list is incomplete. Installation of officers immediately followed the elections and were presided over by District 5 Commander-elect and Past Department Commander Donna Barnett.

Elected Offices and ex offcio committee chair:

  • Commander/Ways and Means Chair - Jerry Bouck
  • Senior Vice Commander/Membership Chair - Mike Carter
  • Junior Vice Commander/Publicity and Communications Chair - Jillian Beausoleil
  • Quartermaster - JC Arens
  • Chaplain/Relief Chair - Melanie Engle
  • Trustee (Red) - Ryan Mendonca

House Committee members were not elected:

  • House Committee
  • House Committee
  • House Committee

The Post Commander is an ex officio delegate to the Department convention but not to the National Convention so the Commander is ineligible to be elected to Department but may be elected to National. Both Department and National meet only once a year, in the summer, for several days. The same member can be a delegate or alternate to all three conventions (District, Department and National).

  • National Delegate (Delegates to National Convention {1 for 30 members})
  • National Delegate
  • National Delegate
  • National Delegate
  • National Delegate
  • National Alternate (An alternate attends in the place of a delegate if the delegate is unable to attend.)
  • National Alternate
  • National Alternate
  • National Alternate
  • National Alternate
  • Department Delegate (Delegates to Department Convention {1 for 30 members})
  • Department Delegate
  • Department Delegate
  • Department Delegate
  • Department Delegate
  • Department Alternate (An alternate attends in the place of a delegate if the delegate is unable to attend.)
  • Department Alternate
  • Department Alternate
  • Department Alternate
  • Department Alternate

Appointed offices:

  • Judge Advocate -
  • Surgeon -
  • Adjutant/Review Committe Chair -
  • Officer of the Day - Fred Herr
  • Service Officer/Veteran Service Chair - JC Arens
  • Guard - Fred Herr
  • Sergeant-major(Asistant/alternate Adjutant) - Vacant
  • Quartermaster Sergeants - Randall Shields, Mike Carter
  • Women Veterans' Advocate -
  • Color Sergeant (Color Guard) - Vacant
  • Buddy Poppy - Jerry Bouck
  • Safety - Vacant
  • Americanism(VOD,PP,Teacher,etc.) - Vacant
  • Military Service(Adopted units and other active duty units) - Vacant
  • Youth Activities - Vacant
  • Community Activities - Andy Agan
  • Commissary(Food and refreshments) - Jillian Beausoleil
  • Webmaster - Mike Carter
  • April 30, 2017 by "Good Time"

    Fireworks Booth 2017

    VFW Post and Auxiliary 12093 'John Lukac' will operate a fireworks booth again this year. The location is the same. JC Arens is this year's coordinator. You may volunteer for one or more of the shifts by writing him at fw@VFWPost12093.org or calling (702)688-7966 extension 126. If you have questions, they can be addressed to the same telephone number or e-mail address.


    TNT training is available at TNT UniversityTNT University. Our account number is 2408860.


    SCHEDULE


    • Wednesday June 27- Tues July 4, 2017
    • Various
    • Albertsons @ Ann & Drexel
    • Parking Lot
    • MAPmap
    May 27, 2017 by "Good Time"

    -- Past Announcements & Events --

    Memorial Day Services Rehearsal

    VFW Post 12093 John Lukac will hold a rehearsal for participants of Memorial Day Ceremonies at the Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery (6701 N Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131) map.

    • Saturday May 20, 2017
    • 1700-1830
    • Palm Northwest Mortuary & Cemetery @ Deer Springs & Jones
    • map
    May 17, 2017 by "Good Time"

    Post Business Meeting

    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 11, 2017
    • 1830-2000
    • City of Las Vegas Centennial Hills Community Center
    • Centennial Hills YMCA
    • 6601 North Buffalo Drive
    • MAPmap
    April 30, 2017 by "Good Time"

    Home Depot Kids' Workshop

    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 first Saturday 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 6, 2017
    • 0900-1200
    • Home Depot @ W Tropical & Centennial Center
    • MAPmap
    April 5, 2017 by "Good Time"

    April General Order, National HQ Bulletin & Calendar

    VFW Post 12093 'John Lukac' is in receipt of the latest National Headquarters Bulletin and National Planning Calendar. (No General Order is usually issued in July of each year.) These items can be found in the "Orderly Room" along with a myriad of other documents and forms. The new items are:

    April 5, 2017 by "Good Time"