"The most important thing I learned is that soldiers watch what their leaders do. You can give them classes and lecture them forever, but it is your personal example they will follow."


Donald Reber

Commander - Army - Post 8971

Donnie Fontenot

Sr. Vice Commander - Marines - Post 8971

Roger Veillon

Post Quartermaster - Air Force - Post 8971

Kenneth Manuel

Jr Vice Commander - Navy - Post 8971

Gene Young

Judge Advocate - Army - Post 8971

Terry Fontenot

Surgeon - Army - Post 8971

Alvin Wilson

1 Year Trustee - Army - Post 8971

Gene Olivier

3 Year Trustee - Army - Post 8971

David Crader

2 Year Trustee - Army - Post 8971

Gene Olivier

Post Service Officer - Army - Post 8971

David Strange

Webmaster - Marines - Post 5555


Fay Reed

President - Auxiliary 8971

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Post 8971 at Oaklane

VFW Post 8971 & Auxilary Members Oaklane Nursing Home Bingo

VFW Post 8971 Patriot Day 2019

VFW Post 8971 participated in a Patriot Day ceremony at the Circle Park in Eunice, LA.

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VFW Riders Rally

Come Ride with TEXARKANA! VFW Riders Rally August 27-29, 2021


2020-2021 All State Entry Forms are due May 7th!

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VFW National Commander Thanks VHA Acting Under Secretary for Leadership During 'Unprecedented Times'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, I would like to take the opportunity to publicly thank Dr. Richard Stone for the outs...

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