ANNOUNCEMENTS

VFW Honors Utah Department Commander 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 10, 2020) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce Darryl J. Root has achieved All-American status as a Department commander. To achieve this honor, Department commanders must meet strict requirements in their role to include exceptional leadership, authentic accomplishment in membership growth and strong support of VFW core programs.

 Root, a Life member of Max De St Joer Post 8376 in Provo, Utah is one of 33 VFW Department commanders worldwide to earn the title of All-American Commander. His hard work played an integral role helping the organization successfully remain focused on its service to veterans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 "Commanders like Darryl J. Root are a fine example of VFW leadership, and it’s their hard work and dedication to the mission and values of our organization that has rightly earned them this great honor,” said VFW Membership Director Rick Butler.      

 

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is the nation's largest and oldest major war Veteran’s organization. Founded in 1899, the congressionally chartered VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the Active, Guard and Reserve forces. With more than 1.5 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in 6,000 Posts worldwide, the nonprofit veterans service organization is proud to proclaim "NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS” than the VFW, which is dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs. For more information or to join, visit our website at vfw.org.

 

 

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VFW Honors Local Utah District Commander

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 10, 2020) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce Carla Martinez has achieved All-American status as a District commander. To achieve this honor, District commanders must meet strict requirements in their role to include exceptional leadership, authentic accomplishment in membership growth and strong support of VFW core programs. 

Martinez, a Gold Legacy LifeMember of Miller-Frazer Post 8307 in Layton, Utah is one of 56 VFW District commanders worldwide to earn the title of All-American Commander. Her hard work played an integral role helping the organization successfully remain focused on its service to veterans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  

"Commanders like Carla Martinez are a fine example of VFW leadership, and it’s their hard work and dedication to the mission and values of our organization that has rightly earned them this great honor,” said VFW Membership Director Rick Butler.           

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is the nation's largest and oldest major war veterans organization. Founded in 1899, the congressionally chartered VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. With more than 1.5 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in 6,000 Posts worldwide, the nonprofit veterans service organization is proud to proclaim "NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS” than the VFW, which is dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs. For more information or to join, visit our website at vfw.org.