New VFW 7873 Website

Welcome to the All-American All-State Lake Texoma VFW Post 7873’s website. Be sure to check back often to keep up to date on Post activities and events.



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April Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-06:00 March 29th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments It is great to see so many new faces in the post.  We even had two kind souls volunteer to mow the lawn. Now we need some interested individuals to submit their names for nominations for officer positions at our April elections.  The success of any organization rests on the [...]

March Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-06:00 February 29th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments At the second meeting at the start of my term (I was at the State Convention when the first meeting occurred) I announced that I was not the commander of the VFW bar. That is the job of the house committee, as are the lot committee, etc. My primary function [...]

February Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-06:00 January 31st, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments Several of our post and auxiliary members just returned from the VFW Mid-Winter Conference in Austin. The opening session was well received. Several keynote speakers to include the National and State Commanders, VA and legislative representatives, and Commissioner of the TX Gen Land Office provided valuable information regarding the VFW [...]

January Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-06:00 December 31st, 2015|Newsletter|

Chaplain's Comments Almighty God, we pray for our nation and its leaders during these difficult times. May our constant prayer be that of the ancient Psalmist… “Teach me, O LORD, to follow your decrees; then I will keep them to the end” (NIV Psalm 119:33). May God bless all who [...]

Decembers Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-06:00 November 30th, 2015|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! The joyous season is upon us; time for remembering the reason that we celebrate Christmas. Time for celebrating the birth of our lord, Jesus. It is a time for being with our friends and families. It is a time for gift giving [...]

November Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:27-06:00 November 1st, 2015|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments Each month, our post is required to conduct one or several functions which remember our fallen military members, the ends of conflicts, and other items of remembrance. The functions are usually held at 5:30 PM on a given day as shown on our post calendar. They are usually informative and [...]

August Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:27-06:00 August 1st, 2015|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments As of this writing, Jerry and Diane Hinton, Vern and Sherry Terbl, Lori Brouillette, Serene Halley, and myself and Dorothy (although she was sick most of the time) are at the VFW National Convention in Pittsburgh. It was a typical convention with the exception of the changes to the Constitution and Bylaws. There [...]

July Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:27-06:00 July 1st, 2015|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments Well, here I am back at the helm after a hiatus of eight years. Things and personnel have changed over the years and I have to get acclimated to them. Our June meeting went fairly well and many things were discussed. I was presented with a few “take care of this” items. I [...]