Welcome to Joyce M. Helson Post 5162
What's Going On
November is going to be a very busy month for the post.
Nov 1: VOD, PP, Teacher, EMT and Law Enforcement entries due to Post.
09:00 Deptment of Alabama Fall Conference meeting at Birmingham Marriott
Nov 11: Veterans Day activities, Post will have entry in parade and Information table at
the activities at Veterans Memorial
Nov 13-15: 0900-1500 Buddy Poppy Drive on Redstone Arsenal in the PX Area. If you
would to help out email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 16: Distict 1 meeting at Post 10774 in Falkville Al.
Eat at 1:00 PM. Meeting at 2:00 PM.
Nov 18: 7:00 PM, Post meeting at American Legion Post 237 on Drake Ave.
Insallation of the new officers
The Post meets at 7:00 PM the 3rd Tuesday of each month at American Leigion Post 237 on Drake Ave.
The Post assists with BINGO with VETS at 2:00 PM on the 1st and 2nd Thursday of each month at Floyd E. "Tut" Fann State Veterans Home, 2701 Meridian Street.
Membership in Post 5162
If you quality as a veteran and would like to join one of the most active Posts in the state, email one of the members in the contact list.The current dues are $38.00 a year.
There is also Life Membership payment plan.
Life Membership Fee Schedule
Age One-time Payment Installment
18-30 $425.00 $38.64
31-40 $410.00 $37.27
41-50 $375.00 $34.09
51-60 $335.00 $30.45
61-70 $290.00 $26.36
71-80 $225.00 $20.45
81 and over $170.00 $15.45
Membership Qualifications: http://www.alvfw.org/eligible.shtml
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a special organization formed by Veterans for Veterans
It is through the strength of the membership in the ranks that we are able to speak as one loud voice to our public officials.
For more information go to http://www.vfw.org/home/
To insure the nation’s security through maximum military strength
To speed the rehabilitation of the nation’s disabled and needy veterans
To perpetuate the memory and history of our dead, and to assist their widows and orphans
To promote Americanism through education in patriotism and constructive service to the community in which we live