"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

Post News

Important Info for Post8971 Members

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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The following District and Post have reached All American Status for the 2022-2023 year.

VFW Department of Louisiana ranked # 1 in the Nation!

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VFW Calls on Sen. Tommy Tuberville to Lift Hold on Military Promotions


3M Lawsuit Ends in Victory for Veterans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Thousands of veterans and current military service members may be entitled to receive compensation in the 3M ea...