Young-McCool VFW Post 12220 was instituted on April 1st, 2023 in Anacortes, WA. Our post stands in the footsteps of VFW Post  4481, which was instrumental in the establishment of the War Memorial in Causland Park. 
Our Namesakes:
Our post is named for two military heroes who lived on Fidalgo Island - US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Gerald Orren Young and US Navy Commander William Cameron McCool. Please click on their names to learn more about these veterans' lives.
To learn more about the history of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States as an organization, please visit our National Headquarters About Us page.