Members of Young-McCool VFW Post 12220 joined with citizens of Fidalgo Island to decorate the gravesites of veterans' interred at Fern Hill and Grandview Cemeteries on Fidalgo Island on December 16th, 2023.
On the first Saturday of every month, members of Post 12220 meet to clear garden beds, edge sidewalks, and clean up the grounds of Causland Memorial Park in Anacortes. The most recent cleanup crew is highlighted here: Peter Allen, John James, Penny Harnish, and Mike Hebert.
VFW Department of Washington Commander Paul Herrera swore in 48 charter members of Young-McCool Post 12220 on April 1st, 2023 at the Anacortes Elks Lodge 1204.
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother. - William Shakespeare