"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."


Donnie Fontenot

Commander - Navy - Post 8971

Paul Ganucheau

Post Quartermaster - Marines - Post 8971

Donald Estilette

Judge Advocate - Army - Post 8971

Terry Fontenot

Surgeon - Army - Post 8971

Gene Olivier

1 Year Trustee - Army - Post 8971

Albert Olivier

2 Year Trustee - Army - Post 8971

Cleveland Michaud

3 Year Trustee - Army - Post 8971

Bradford Clark

Post Service Officer - Air Force - Post 8971

David Strange

Webmaster - Marines - Post 5555


Fay Reed

President - Post 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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92nd Annual State Convention

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VFW Commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and for our nation, National Vietnam War Veterans Day is an important on...

VFW Announces Top Teachers in National Contest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce it has selected the national top three teachers in its ...