VFW Post 7968 hosts POW/MIA ceremony and luncheon in Apache Junction

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7968, 250 S. Phelps Drive in Apache Junction, hosted a luncheon and missing-man ceremony Sept. 15 for the East Valley Chapter of American ex-POW’s in Mesa. Sept. 15 was National POW/MIA Recognition Day, honoring the U.S. military’s veterans who were or are prisoners of war or designated missing in […]

Students cast their votes early in cookies vs. cupcakes election

George T. Diehl Sr. Post 7968 Auxiliary held a kids voting event on Oct. 27 at the Avalon Charter School, 1045 S. San Marcos Drive in Apache Junction. Mr. Reynolds’ and Miss Law’s fourth-grade classes joined together for a voting event between cupcakes and cookies. It was very successful. After the Pledge of Allegiance and […]

VFW Post 7968 hosts POW/MIA ceremony and luncheon

  VFW Post 7968 hosted a luncheon and missing-man ceremony on Sept. 16 for the East Valley Chapter of American ex-POWs in Mesa. Twelve of the survivors and families of former POWs attended the luncheon and one received a crocheted-flag afghan made by Kerry Schrand, VFW Auxiliary member and chairman for the Veterans and Family […]