James P. Lowder, Jr. VFW Post 6183
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.


The next monthly meeting of VFW Post 6183 is on December 17, at 6:30 with no meal.. 
VFW spokes at Rotary West Stanly.  See news for detail.
 VFW Post 6183's  Post Service Officers attended annual service officer training October 3rd and both have passed the exam.  6183 is honored to offer area veterans the best in assistance with veterans benefits claims, VA Healthcare enrollment and other benefit applications.

The Fall Fundraiser Raffle drawing is 17th during the regular monthly meeting.  Proceeds benefit operations and veterans services at VFW Post 6183 in Norwood.  First prize is a 12 gauge semi-automatic Stoeger M35fsda00 shotgun.  The shotgun can hold four rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber, if one wishes.  It has a 26 inch barrel and is camouflaged  Second prize is $100.00 cash and third prize is $50.00 cash. Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. Only 700 tickets were printing and there is less than 100 left.  Contact any 6183 member, or dial 704-322-5010 for tickets.
VFW Post 6183 qualified for and was named an "All American Post"  by VFW National for the year 2019/2020.  That fact makes Post Commander Steve Culp an "All American Commander".  Erik von Brero is an "All American Quartermaster".  Post 6183 has been working hard for many years to acheive this this distinction among VFW Posts, nationwide.  Commander Culp give Immediate Past Commander Bob Hooks the credit for encouraging 6183 to reach this distinction. 
Wayne Craft was named "Comrade of the Year" for 2019 at the recent Awards Banquet at Post 6183. Congratulations, Wayne, on a well deserved award.
Mickey Drye was named a "Home Town Hero" for the month of March, by Joe Maus Chrysler Dodge
Jeep Ram of Albemarle in recognition for his "Relentless Hard Work and Dedication as a Post Service Officer for VFW Post 6183 of Norwood".  Congratulations, Mickey, and we hope you can keep up the good work (in your old age).
Post 6183 teaches flag etiquette at Aquadale Elementary.  See "News" for details.



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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...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.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

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Comrade of the Year

Wayne Craft named Comrade of the Year for 2019

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Whether a jungle trail, a desert trail, or a paper trail, we shall leave no veteran behind.