ANSWER: Totally Prohibited. At a recent post meeting, a comrade made a point of order just before elections were opened in new business. The comrade made a point of order … Continue reading Absentee Ballots and Proxy Votes in VFW Elections
VFW Post Meeting Guide: Step-by-Step with Key Phrases
A step-by-step VFW post meeting ritual guide and script for running a by-the-book meeting. Content pulled from the latest podium edition with additional key phrases from Robert’s Rules, VFW training … Continue reading VFW Post Meeting Guide: Step-by-Step with Key Phrases
What flagstaff ornament (finial) can be used with the American Flag in a parade?
There is no mention of flagstaff heads, finials, toppers, or ornaments in the US Flag Code (Title 4); this is an observation verified by the American Legion in the flag … Continue reading What flagstaff ornament (finial) can be used with the American Flag in a parade?
VFW Post Adjutant
Job Description & Process Documentation OVERVIEW: “Comrade Adjutant, it shall be your duty to serve as the official corresponding officer of the Post.” RESPONSIBILITIES: Official corresponding officer for the Post. … Continue reading VFW Post Adjutant
Can a post commander fire a post quartermaster?
No; however, the post commander can work to get a post quartermaster removed. Here’s how. According to Sec. 220 of the VFW Bylaws (amended July 19, 2022), “Elected officers or … Continue reading Can a post commander fire a post quartermaster?
“He’s a Liar!: Ad Hominem Attacks During a VFW Meeting
By Charles M. Pickett A while ago, I was in a conversation with fellow comrades about a VFW meeting where a VFW comrade announced his candidacy for a department-level position; … Continue reading “He’s a Liar!: Ad Hominem Attacks During a VFW Meeting