Established on 20 December 2019, America's newest military branch is the U.S. Space Force. Space Force Guardians currently serve on Active duty under the Department of the Air Force. Guardians protect and defend our nation in and from the space domain by providing space support to our Combatant Commanders.
Established on 14 June 1775, the U.S. Army is the oldest branch of the military. Soldiers serve as Active, Guard or Reserve forces. The Army was essential to gaining America's independence during the Revolutionary War and has been involved in every major conflict in our nation's history.
Established on 10 November 1775, the U.S. Marine Corps operates under the Department of the Navy. Marines serve in both Active and Reserve components, and typically serve on shore and aboard ships around the world to provide rapid response to crisis. Their unique air, land and sea capabilities make Marines the"First to Fight" in crisis.
Established on 13 October 1775, the U.S. Navy projects American power globally by dominating the maritime domain. Sailers serve in Active or Reserve components. The Navy operates under, on and over the seas to fulfill its global power projection mission.
Established on 18 September 1947, the U.S. Air Force provides global vigilance, power, and reach to help defend our nation and deter aggression worldwide. Airmen serve in Active, Guard or Reserve components. The Air Force and predecessor organizations dating back to the early 20th Century have fought in every war since World War I.
Established on 13 December 1636, America's National Guard is comprised of our nation's part time citizen service members and is not a separate military service. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are integral to defending our homeland as well as supporting disaster relief, reconstruction efforts and overseas peacekeeping and combat missions.
Established on 4 August 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard serves under the Department of Homeland Security in peacetime and the Department of the Navy in wartime. As both a military branch and federal law enforcement agency, the Coast Guard protects our waterways, ports, and coastlines.
Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.
Jimmy Fyfe and Mike "Fish" are hosting the viewing of the 124th playing of the Army vs. Navy football game on Saturday 9 December starting at 3 p.m. Food and $1 canned beers will be offered. Join in the oldest tradition in sports in America!KB & Crew Band will perform on Saturday 16 December (the evening of the Wreaths Across America event featured below) from 9 p.m. to midnight. This event is our annual Post Christmas Party and free food will be served!On Sunday 17 December the Post Dart League will have a party from 1 to 4 p.m. to celebrate the conclusion of the fall competition seasonOn Saturday 23 December, Steve and Melissa DJs will entertain to include Karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnightOur annual Post New Year's Eve Party will be held on Sunday 31 December from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. with entertainment by the Frequency Band. Come join us as we welcome in 2024 with free food and fun!
Our Post Auxiliary is now assisting with the local "Wreaths Across America" program and we encourage everyone to purchase wreaths to place on veteran's graves before Christmas. The annual wreath laying this year is on Saturday December 16th. If you purchase 2 wreaths the program will donate 1 more wreath free. Information is posted on our bulletin boards or contact Lory Borischak at 814-659-5050. Here's the online process to purchase wreaths that honor veteran graves in Windber cemeteries:1) Go to www.wreathsacrossamerica.org2) On the Homepage, click on "Select Group to Sponsor"3) Type in "VFW Post 4795 Auxiliary" in the empty box, and then click on "VFW Post 4795 Auxiliary (PA0782)/175667/" below what you just typed when it pops up4) Select the number of wreaths you wish to purchase (for every two wreaths purchased we receive one more wreath free!)5) Checkout and pay using PayPal or credit card
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Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13
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