News: Officer Update 05/18/2018 - by Webmaster The current Officers:
Commander: Gary MacArthur
Sr Vice: Ronald Demicheli
Jr. Vice Nicholas Demicheli
Quartermaster: Michael Klauer
Chaplain: Brian Delong
Judge Advocate: James Tippmann
Surgeon: Andrew MacArt... Read More...
News: Vietnam Veterans Discuss PBS Series “The Vietnam War” 04/10/2018 - by Webmaster To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive and to delve more deeply into our veterans’ experiences and perspectives, the Peters Township Public Library partnered with the Veterans Breakfast Club for a unique panel discussion.
News: Match for a Marine 01/11/2018 - by Webmaster March for a Marine. Kudos to Peters Township HS in McMurray, PA. For 6 years running they dedicate one of their varsity wrestling matches in honor of former Marine Sgt Doug Vitale. Doug was severely wounded by an IED in Afghanistan. All proceeds ... Read More...
News: Washington City Mission Plaque 10/19/2017 - by Webmaster
The VFW is receiving a plaque from the Washington City Mission in appreciation for Post 764’s monetary donation to the Patriot House, a building for homeless veter... Read More...
News: WORLD WAR I and AMERICA: Music of the WWI era & Why America fought 08/08/2017 - by Webmaster
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - Peters Township Public Library, in partnership with VFW Memorial Park Post 764 and the Ve... Read More...
News: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Video 06/07/2017 - by Webmaster ... Read More...
News: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony 05/26/2017 - by Webmaster Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony
Monday May 29, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Parade route begins at Peters Township Middle School then heads down East McMurray Road into VFW764 parking lot on Valleybrook Road. Memorial Day ceremony to follow in VFW764 p... Read More...
News: Wings over Pittsburgh 05/20/2017 - by Bob Donnan Video of yesterday's WINGS OVER PITTSBURGH displays and events. The event is also scheduled for today, event is FREE, most of the jets fly in the afternoon with the Thunderbirds after 2:30pm.
News: Peters Township veteran of Vietnam receives medals 45 years after service 10/09/2016 - by By Harry Funk / Observer-Reporter / October 3, 2016 During the 1960s into the mid-’70s, a relatively new type of aircraft made its mark flying over the towns, waterways and jungles of Vietnam.
“Helicopters were a very important part of that whole war,” Peters Township resident Dennis H... Read More...
News: Commander Comments 07/06/2016 - by Scott Heunefeld, Commander Greetings Comrades,
Welcome to the summer season. Don’t
forget to include us in your summer
activities. We enjoy your company. Mark
your calendar for the annual Almanac/
VFW Golf Outing on Monday, 12 Sept.
Do not forget to get your 50/50 ti... Read More...
News: Quartermaster Comments 07/06/2016 - by Michael Klauer, Quartermaster Many thanks to all of you whom helped
with our annual Poppy Drive on Memorial
Day weekend. We bettered last years total
and again raised funds to help our veterans
and auxiliary members. Thanks to all
whom helped and we hope you can
volunteer a... Read More...
News: Canteen Hours 07/06/2016 - by Webmaster JUL
No Bingo on 2 July
Mon 4 Hours: Noon-6 PM
Canonsburg Parade 10 AM
Sat 9, 16, 23, 30 Bingo Start Time: 7:30 PM
Sat 6 CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS
Sat 13, 20, Bar Bingo Start Time 7:30 PM
Sat 27, POST PICNI... Read More...
News: Auxiliary 07/06/2016 - by Sara Redinger, Auxiliary President HELLO! My name is Sara Redinger, I am the
Auxiliary President and I would like to tell you a little
about myself. I reside in North Strabane and am an
Assoc. Real Estate Broker with Coldwell Banker. I
have one son, daughter-in-law and 3 wonderful... Read More...
News:WALL OF VALOR NEWS 07/06/2016 - by Bob Donnan On 20 March, Jim Puhala was inducted into the Hall of
Valor at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. Jim was
awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for “heroism
evidenced by voluntary action above and beyond the
call of duty” while flying a UH-1C g... Read More...
News: Notice 07/06/2016 - by Webmaster SPECIAL NOTICE
THE POST WILL BE CLOSED
SUNDAY JULY 31—SUNDAY AUG 7 2016
DUE TO MAJOR RENOVATIONS.
WE HOPE YOU WILL ENJOY OUR IMPROVEMENTS
SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.... Read More...
News: Canonsburg Parade, July 4th, 2016 07/05/2016 - by Webmaster The 4th of July parade in Canonsburg
News: Commander Comments 03/24/2016 - by Scott Huenefeld, Commander Greetings Comrades,
First things first, I want to thank everyone
for our very successful Lenten season.
Customers were very patient with us, our
service level hopefully pleased most of
you. Our staff as well as our volunteers
worked off the... Read More...
News: Quartermaster Comments 03/24/2016 - by Michael Klauer, Quartermaster Well, we made it through another winter
and one which I will say wasn’t too bad in
terms of snow and cold weather. Here’s
hoping you all have a great spring.
Don’t forget your annual VFW dues. For
those whom were due by 31 Dec, you are
... Read More...
News: Auxiliary 03/24/2016 - by Donna Auyer, Auxiliary President Auxiliary Members,
Happy Spring! Since my last writing we continue to be busy with Auxiliary events. In January Sandy Coglio, Marge Klauer, and I went to Gettysburg for a Mid-winter Conference. We learned of a lot of changes that are going t... Read More...
News: Vietnam veterans among Hall of Valor inductees for 2016 03/21/2016 - by Patricia Sheridan - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Patricia Sheridan
March 18, 2016
Ask soldiers why they took decisive action that put them in harm’s way, and most won’t say it was out of bravery or courage.
They might say they don... Read More...
News: JIM MORIN (1947-2016) 01/19/2016 - by Bob Donnan We lost a friend and an important member of VFW Memorial Park Post 764 on January 12, 2016 at age 68. As Founder of the Wall of Valor, Jim was instrumental in honoring thirty-one highly decorated war veterans and one MIA over the past two decades.Read More...
News: Commander Comments 01/07/2016 - by Scott Heunefeld - Commander Greetings Comrades,
Here we are again welcoming in a new
year. I hope everyone got to spend time
with family and loved ones.
We have lost a lot of friends through the
past year. Lets all take a moment to
remember those... Read More...
News: Quartermaster Comments 01/07/2016 - by Michael Klauer - Quartermaster Once again, a happy and joyous New Year
to members of VFW Post 764. Let’s hope
2016 will be a great year for all of us.
As the holiday season is now behind us, it
is time again to remind all VFW members
to get your dues in if they... Read More...
News: Auxiliary 01/07/2016 - by Donna Auyer - Auxiliary President Auxiliary Members,
Happy New Year!
I trust you and your families had a
blessed holiday season. Here’s wishing you much
love, health, happiness and peace as we begin 2016.
First on the agenda, I want to thank Kelli Arison and
the ent... Read More...
News: Associate Membership 01/07/2016 - by Ron Demicheli - Associate Membership Chairman Membership renewal for 2016 is going on full blast! We would
like to remind you to renew your membership dues prior to 15 Jan
2016. Nonpayment will result in your card being shut off and you
will be charged a $5 late few to reactivate your ca... Read More...
News: Adult Christmas Party 11/24/2015 - by Webmaster Adult Christmas Party will be on Saturday, 19 Dec from 2 PM to 5 PM.... Read More...
News: Adult Christmas Party 11/24/2015 - by Webmaster Adult Christmas Party will be on Saturday, 19 Dec from 2 PM to 5 PM.... Read More...
News: Mike Klauer receiving an award 11/24/2015 - by Webmaster Mike Klauer receiving an award. It is from The League of Women Voters of Washington County to Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Park Post 764. For education service to the Washington County Community through support of the Peters Township Library P... Read More...
News: Honor Guard 11/15/2015 - by Webmaster Here is a pic of the Honor Guard at Hill Crest Christian Academy’s Veterans Day Program, in Bethel Park, PA.
News: Honor Guard at Hill Crest Christian Academy’s Veterans Day Program 11/15/2015 - by Webmaster Here is a pic of the Honor Guard at Hill Crest Christian Academy’s Veterans Day Program, in Bethel Park, PA.
News: Commander Comments 09/29/2015 - by Scott Heunefeld - Commander Greetings Comrades,
This will be my last set of comments for
2015. I hope everyone has had a great
summer season. Now we have to prepare
for winter and, and of course, no one can
tell us what kind of season we will have.
News: Quartermaster Comments 09/29/2015 - by Michael Klauer - Quartermaster
Many thanks to all who helped with the
2015 successful annual Golf Outing.
Again, The Almanac (Parent-Observer Reporter) stepped up and with their help,
Post 764 raised monies to benefit our
ambulance service, veterans organizations
and ... Read More...
News: Ladies Auxiliary 09/29/2015 - by Donna Auyer - Auxiliary President
I understand our Auxiliary has approximately 135
members. Where are you? We need your help! Our
National Officers strongly encourage that members get
involved and exercise their rights and express their
opinions. ... Read More...
News: Associate Membership 09/29/2015 - by Ron Demicheli - Associate Membership Chairman We will begin accepting 2016 associate members dues, beginning October 1, 2015. To avoid a $5.00 late fee, please pay by January 15, 2016. New members are always accepted!
News: Memorial Day 2015 06/01/2015 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor ... Read More...
News: 116th VFW National Convention in Pittsburgh, Pa. 04/26/2015 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor Pittsburgh, Pa., “The Steel City” is the host city for the 116th VFW National Convention. Explore Pittsburgh today!
Approximately 10,000 VFW and Ladies Auxiliary members will convene from all over the world at the David L. Lawrence Conven... Read More...
News: 10,000 more plots for veterans planned at National Cemetery of Alleghenies 04/21/2015 - by Tony Raap - TRIBLIVE Sunday, April 19, 2015
The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies plans to add more than 10,000 burial sites for veterans.
The proposed 25-acre expansion would include at least 6,500 burial plots and an above-ground tomb, or col... Read More...
News: Commander Comments 03/22/2015 - by Scott Huenefeld, Commander Greetings to all and hopefully we all have
survived another winter! I would like to
take a moment to thank all those who
participated in our Wii Bowling League.
We are just about through another Lent, we
hope everyone who came in had a great
di... Read More...
News: Quartermaster Comments 03/22/2015 - by Michael Klauer, Quartermaster Just a reminder—for those Regular VFW
members (approximately 20) who did not
pay your dues by 31 Dec 2014, you are
now considered delinquent and not in good
standing with the VFW. Please get your
dues in as soon as possible—$30 for 2015.
Once y... Read More...
News: Associate Membership 03/22/2015 - by Ron Demicheli, Associate Membership Hopefully, winter is over and spring is just around the
For those of you that have not renewed your
membership from 2014 to 2015, this will be your last
So if you want to remain a participant in
this great organization, rene... Read More...
News: Ladies Auxiliary 03/22/2015 - by Nancy Mitzen - Auxiliary President Dear Brothers and Sisters:
Finally Spring is almost here. I saw my first Robin
today. I can't wait for warmer weather! This was a
Upcoming meeting dates are April 15 and May 20.
News: Army general from McMurray takes command in Chicago 03/16/2015 - by Observer Reporter By Mike Jones, Staff writer
March 12, 2015
Lewis Irwin marveled at the path his life has taken growing up a “little kid from Claysville” and rising to the rank of major general in the U.S. Army Reserve no... Read More...
News: Vietnam Veterans of Westmoreland County to hold annual Tet party 02/24/2015 - by Brian F. Henry | Trib Total Media Celebration Saturday, 5 -11 p.m. - Youngwood Volunteer Fire Department social hall - 104 S. Second St. - Admission: $15 per person or $25 per couple - Entertainment by DJ Cindy Gaich, the Diva of Doo-Wop - Tickets are available at the doorRead More...
News: Commander Comments 01/12/2015 - by Scott Huenefeld, Commander I want to wish all of those whom I didn't get a chance to see through the holidays a belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
2014 was a pretty busy year but as normal we did a very good job whenever things came our way. The only way t... Read More...
News: Quartermaster Comments 01/12/2015 - by Michael Klauer, Quartermaster A Happy and Joyous New Year to all members of Post 764. Here's hoping 2015 holds much in store for all of you.
Just a reminder - there are still about 30 VFW members whose dues were due by 31 Dec who are unpaid. If you have not paid plea... Read More...
News: Ladies Auxiliary 01/12/2015 - by Nancy Mitzen - Auxiliary President Dear Brothers and Sisters of the VFW:
The holidays are over and I hope everyone had a wonderful time with family and friends. Now we can look forward to the Spring.
December we did our tree decorating at Friendship Village. It... Read More...
News: Associate Membership 01/12/2015 - by Ron Demicheli, Associate Membership As you may know, membership renewal for the 2015 has been set at $30.00, across the board. This was precipitated by the fact that the National VFW increased dues for regular members to $30.00 at its last convention. Also, for the upcoming year (201... Read More...
News: Happy New Year! 01/01/2015 - by Webmaster From all of us at the VFW, Happy New Year! We wish you the best in 2015.... Read More...
News: Eugene Joseph "Gene" Rockacy 12/26/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor Eugene Joseph "Gene" Rockacy, 98, of Peters Township, died peacefully Friday, December 19, 2014, in Donnell House, Washington. He was the beloved husband of 68 years to Rose Rockacy; loving father of Carol (Kenneth) Baits and Pam Rockacy (Chris Annas... Read More...
News: Merry Christmas 12/26/2014 - by Webmaster We wish everyone a safe and happy holidays.... Read More...
News: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 09/30/2014 - by VFW Members of VFW Post 764 took the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' on Monday September 29, 2014 and challenged two other VFW Posts. The VFW Post 764 has challenged Library Memorial VFW Post 6664 & Lawrence Memorial VFW Post 8303.
News: Commander Comments 09/25/2014 - by Scott Huenefeld, Commander Changes are upon us once again! Seasons
are changing, our children are back to
school (drive carefully). Football and
hockey are becoming the attention getters.
Valleybrook road is open and much
improved for our ease of travel. Our Wii
bowling ... Read More...
News: Quartermaster Comments 09/25/2014 - by Michael Klauer, Quartermaster VFW Post 764 again concluded another
successful annual Golf Outing. With the
co-sponsorship of “The Almanac” the Post
was successful in raising funds to benefit
our Ambulance Service, veterans
organizations and other charitable groups.
Thanks t... Read More...
News: Ladies Auxiliary 09/25/2014 - by Nancy Mitzen - Auxiliary President Dear Brothers and Sisters:
I can't believe that summer is almost gone. Soon winter will be here and then Christmas.
Reminder, our meeting time has changed. It is now the third Wednesday of the month, 7pm. Also remember that we d... Read More...
News: Wall of Valor 09/25/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Wal of Valor Committee Pasquale (Pat) Papalia was inducted onto the Post 764 Wall of Valor during a ceremony on Sunday, July 27th. Pat was joined by family, friends and fellow Wall of Valor inductees, becoming the 31st man honored on our Wall of Valor in the past 20 years.... Read More...
News: Associate Membership 09/25/2014 - by Ron Demicheli, Associate Membership It is that time of the year to think about renewing your membership. We have had a great year, so far, and contemplate a better future. We will be having some great entertainment, football season is in full swing and we will have our staples of Satur... Read More...
Video of Pat Papalia's Wall of Valor Ceremony 08/13/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor Ladies & Gentlemen – I was able to record one of the first airings of Pat Papalia’s Wall of Valor ceremony on local cable and get it posted on YouTube. If you have the link shown below you will be able to view the 28-minute video. If you click the ‘g... Read More...
News: WOV Ceremony Rebroadcast 08/11/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor If you missed our last Wall of Valor Ceremony, you can catch it on:
News: WOV Ceremony 07/27/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor Private First Class Pasquale L. Papalia
Co C, 4th BN, 31st Inf.
196th LT Infantry BDE
Awarded: Silver Star
For gallantry in action while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in ... Read More...
News: Doug & Alexis Vitale's Smart Home Dedication Ceremony 07/09/2014 - by VFW A roadside bomb nearly killed Marine Sgt. Doug Vitale while he was on patrol in Sangin, Afghanistan in the Helmand Province. He lost both legs and strokes took away his ability to speak.