Congratulations to all the members of VFW Post 56. We were informed by the VFW National Headquarters that our post was selected as an All American Post for 2017-2018.
Department of VA Veterans Crisis Line offers 24/7 assistance at 1-800-273-8225, option 1. Also via Siri function on Apple iPhone or Google Assistant function on Android phones.
Welcome to the website for George Edward White Post 56, the site will be undergoing changes and additions to incorporate current content. Please call the Post at 913-682-9200 if you have any immediate questions.
The seasons are changing, time to start think about winterizing your home, watch out for areas that are under water due to recent heavy rains.
The Monthly Post General Membership Meeting is the 2nd Thursday of every Month and starts at 6:30pm. The Post Canteen usually opens 1 hour prior to all Chiefs and Royals televised games, and several local colleges and associated events. The Post hosts Friday Night at the "V" every Friday with Canteen specials and the VFW Memorial Kitchen serving food 6:00pm-8:00pm with Karaoke the 1st and 3rd Friday of the Month.
The VFW Post 56 Riders is just one of our volunteer groups. The riders are constantly paying tribute to fallen comrades, doing charity rides, and supporting local events. The Riders meet the last Tuesday of the month in the hall. Schedule is subject to change based on missions, hall rental, or holidays.
The Canteen is a non smoking establishment and family oriented. The covered back deck is heated in the winter and cool in the summer. The canteen has a game room, which has been newly renovated and now has 3 dart machines and a big screen TV. We have six dart teams at the VFW and we are looking for more people who want to throw darts. Happy Hour is from 5-7.
Coming home doesn't mean the battle is over. With over 10 times the amount of veterans lost to suicide than to combat operations in the same time period, there has never been a more important time to TAKE A STAND and DO something to support our veterans!! If you or someone you know is suffering from PTSD, we have people that have shared a similar experience and are ready to help.
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
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On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a Nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.
That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - President Abraham Lincoln
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