Veterans of Foreign Wars 
George Edward White Post 56
523 Cherokee Street, Leavenworth KS 66048
913-682-9200
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Welcome to VFW Post 56



George Edward White Post 56 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States celebrated its 75th anniversary in ceremonies on June 21, 2007, in the Post's Hall.

We are an active Post. On our calendar page you will find dates of up-coming events.

If you are a veteran and interested in joining, please first check eligibility requirements and then call or come by the post for more information or an application. If not a veteran then please visit our Ladies Auxiliary and our Men's Auxiliary pages for more information.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is a nonprofit veterans' service organization composed of combat veterans and those who currently serve on active duty or in the Guard and Reserves.  Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is the nation's largest organization of war veterans and is one of its oldest veterans' organizations.  With 2.2 million members located in 7,900 VFW Posts worldwide, the VFW and its Auxiliaries are dedicated to "honor the dead by helping the living" through veterans service, legislative initiatives, youth scholarships, Buddy Poppy and national military service programs.  The VFW and its Auxiliaries contribute more than 13 million hours annually in community service to the nation.

 

2012/2013 Election Results

Post Offices
Commander - Dallas Eubanks
Sr. Vice Commander - Tom Johnson
Jr. Vice Commander - Troy Fodness
Quartermaster - John Schatzel
Adjutant - Terry Bender
Sugeon - Hans Hull
Chaplain - Gary Sanford
Judge Advocate - Tom Meier
Service Officer - Billy Summer

Ladies' Auxillary
President - Marie Arnold
Sr. Vice President - Judy Shortz
Jr. Vice President - Dinae Fodness

Mens' Auxillary
President - Travis Keppler
Sr. Vice President - Cole Randolph
Jr. Vice President - Russ Reunnels

Trustees
1st Year - Lynn Rolf, Jr.
2nd Year - Steven Davis
3rd Year - Lonnie Durand

Post Members Serving in Higher Offices
Department Jr. Vice Commander - Lynn Rolf III
Department Women Veterans Chairperson - Cathy Fields
District 1 Quartermaster - Andy Wysor
District 1 Surgeon - Lewis Barnes
District 1 Buddy Poppy Chairperson - Tom Johnson