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VFW news

July 6, 2006

Danny Puckett from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6654 De Soto was installed as state inspector at the Department of Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars state convention in Junction City in June.

The Kansas VFW and its ladies auxiliary will have its state mid-summer council of administration meeting in Newton this weekend.

The Department of Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars celebrated its 86th anniversary.

The Kansas VFW has more then 32,000 members and more than 25,000 members in its Ladies Auxiliary. There are 174 posts divided into nine districts. The membership is made up of men and women who have served their country honorably in overseas engagements.

  • De Soto VFW Post 6654 is selling bricks to help pay for a planned memorial.

Bricks sell for $40 and will be placed in the circular memorial that will also have plaques for all branches of the U.S. armed services and three flagpoles.

For more information, call the post at 585-1100.

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