Officers

  1. JUNIOR VICE COMMANDER
    Dwaune Pearson
  2. SENIOR VICE COMMANDER
    Don Lohse
  3. COMMANDER
    Randy "Tex" Stafford
  4. QUARTERMASTER / ADJUTANT
  5. CHAPLIN
    Al Abear
  6. SURGEON
    Tim Brastrup
  7. JUDGE ADVOCATE
    Ray Cowan
  8. SERVICE OFFICER
    Steve Sether
  9. GAMBLING OFFICER
    John Warren

Eligibility
There are three qualifiers for membership in the VFW, as set out in our By-Laws. An individual must meet all three in order to become a member. They are as follows:
1: Citizenship – must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.
2: Honorable Service – must have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and either received a discharge of Honorable or General (Under Honorable Conditions) or be currently
serving.
3: Service in a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters*. This can be proven by any of the following:
- An authorized campaign medal (see other side for a list of qualifying medals and badges)
- Receipt of Hostile Fire Pay or Imminent Danger Pay (verified by a military pay statement)
- Service in Korea for 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days
*This information is usually available through a veteran’s DD-214. If other information is needed or if a veteran’s DD-214 is not complete, they can contact the National Personnel Records Center online or at 314-801-0800 to request more information.