WELCOME TO PONDEROSA PINE

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

Announcements

Join us in observing our nation’s birthday on the 4th of July
with a BBQ at the Bend VFW Post, beginning at 1400 (2:00pm).
The BBQ is free for Iraq-Afghanistan Veterans
and VFW Post 1643 members.
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Membership

Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post1643 Members

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Statewide News

News & Info from your department

New General Order

Recent Crisis brings General Order number 4 from Department.

Newsletter

March/April Newsletter Please Note: District Meetings may be changed due to COVID19 Dept. Order Changes. Please Contact your District for current information.

National News

Important info from National VFW

#StillServing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the lives of every citizen in the world.

In America, we know our veterans are #StillServing and rising to...

Call Out for Post and Department Stories

COVID-19 is affecting the lives of every citizen in the world. In America, we know our veterans are #StillServing ... rising to meet the chal...

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OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.