©By Larry Hume (VFW Post 8904)

VFW Post 8904 & Auxiliary Observe VJ Day

August 28, 2017 - World War II came to an end with the formal surrender of the Japanese on September 2, 1945 aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay and this day has become known as VJ Day (Victory over Japan).

Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Auxiliary will hold an observance on Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse in Center.

Iraq War Veterans to be Remembered

August 21, 2017 Center, Texas - August 31st, 2010 marked the official end to US Combat Operations in Iraq. The Veterans of Foreign Wars will insure the patriotism and sacrifices of this generation to include US Army Specialist Larry E. Polley, Jr. of Center, Texas who was killed in action are never forgotten by the American people.

Hereoes Remembered Korean War Armistice 64th Anniversary

July 19, 2017 - The North Korean Army began an offensive on June 25, 1950, to invade South Korea that resulted in the capture of the republic’s capital, Seoul, within four days. The United States, the United Kingdom and other members of the United Nations moved to actively defend South Korea – an effort that would last until July 27, 1953, when negotiations concluded and fighting finally ended.


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