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.



December Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 November 29th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments As we look back on 2016 what a wonderful year it has been thanks to the men and women that have served and volunteered for the VFW to keep the organization going. As we move forward into 2017, each and everyone of you has set some high standards for the [...]

November Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 October 30th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments November looks like it's going to be a very busy month. On Fri, Nov 4th we have service members visiting our post as part of the Operation Welcome Home/Take A Soldier Fishing event. Come on down to the post in the evening to be part of the big welcome we [...]

October Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 September 30th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments I greatly appreciate all of the volunteers who have stepped up to cook and thank those who did a great job cleaning the kitchen and storage room. The Blue Star Mothers, Kim James, Cindy Fossett and Gina Neal, were honored last month at the post at a special program conducted [...]

September Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 August 29th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments This summer has flown by so quickly and what a fun and exciting year we've had so far at our Post. We have several events planned for Labor Day weekend. The Auxiliary is having a food auction on Fri, Sep 2nd starting at 6pm. Details of the auction are on [...]

August Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 August 1st, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments July went by so quickly and was such a very busy month with Officer training and National Convention.  The Fourth of July weekend was an awesome success and I would like to thank everyone that helped cooked the pig, and those that helped to set up and clean up. It's [...]

July Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 June 30th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments I’m proud to be serving VFW Post 7873 as commander for the upcoming year. I would like to congratulate all the new officers. To start off with, we have a nap pig roast scheduled for July 3rd down on the slab at 2pm but if it’s too hot or there’s [...]

June Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 May 30th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments What a great weekend we had with the Rough Riders, May 12-14. We had a good time and we realized good proceeds from the event. The Rough Riders are considering coming back next year for their meeting and outing. I want to thank Jerry Hinton, Brian Halley, Nick Abate, and [...]

May Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 April 28th, 2016|Newsletter|

Commander's Comments Officer elections were held at our April meeting. Congratulations to those who were elected to their positions. The following are VFW Post 7873 Officers for 2016-2017: Commander - Fred Green Sr. Vice - Gary Hicks Jr. Vice - Jerry Hinton Quartermaster - Vern Terbl Chaplain - Zip Tarver Judge Advocate [...]

April Newsletter

By | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 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 | 2019-07-06T10:55:26-05:00 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 [...]