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 t... 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 part... Read More...

News: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Video
06/07/2017 - by Webmaster
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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... 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.

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News: Pasquale L. Papalia of VFW Post 764 among those inducted into Hall of Valor
03/30/2017 - by By Janice Crompton / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
During two sweltering days in the jungles of Vietnam in September 1968, Barry D. Gasdek made a life-altering choice — one that could easily have proved fatal. He would forgo medical treatment for his ... Read More...

News: Commander Comments
03/23/2017 - by Scott Heunefeld - Commander
Comrades and Friends,

It looks as if we have made it thru another winter. Again this was a pretty season for our area of Western PA.

As we start to enter spring and summer our tho... Read More...

Article: The Perfect Match
12/08/2016 - by By Nicole Tafe (photos by TRI-Color Photography)
Click Here for Original Article
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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 ... 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 Mo... 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... 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

AUG
Sat 6 CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS
Sat 13, 20, Ba... 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... 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 an... 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

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News: Memorial Day
05/31/2016 - by Bob Donnan
Here are some videos that were recorded on Memorial Day 2016.

Peters Township 2016 Memorial Day Parade
M... Read More...

News: Exhibit to commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of D-Day coming to PT Library
05/19/2016 - by VFW764
Exhibit to commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of D-Day coming to PT Library

Cl... Read More...

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. O... 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 d... 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 Conferenc... Read More...

News: Vietnam veterans among Hall of Valor inductees for 2016
03/21/2016 - by Patricia Sheridan - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
By Patricia Sheridan
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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 brave... 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 ... 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... 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 re... 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 ... 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 w... 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 Communit... 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.

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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.

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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 u... Read More...

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 ... Read More...

News: Ladies Auxiliary
09/29/2015 - by Donna Auyer - Auxiliary President
Auxiliary Members,
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 ex... 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!

Ron DemicheliRead More...

News: Memorial Day 2015
06/23/2015 - by Webmaster
Here are a few pictures from Memorial Day 2015.



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News: Flag Day
06/23/2015 - by Webmaster
Here is a picture of us on Flag Day at the Bethel Park Elks.

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News: Memorial Day 2015
06/01/2015 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor
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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 ... 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... 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 L... 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 ... Read More...

News: Associate Membership
03/22/2015 - by Ron Demicheli, Associate Membership
Hopefully, winter is over and spring is just around the corner. For those of you that have not renewed your membership from 2014 to 2015, this will be your last newsletter. So if you want to rema... 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 terrible winter!

Upcoming meeting dates are April ... Read More...

News: Army general from McMurray takes command in Chicago
03/16/2015 - by Observer Reporter
By Mike Jones, Staff writer
Observer Reporter
March 12, 2015

Lewis Irwin marveled at the path his life has taken growing up a “little kid from Claysville” and rising to the... 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 ... Read 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... 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... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 Memo... Read More...

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 ... 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 or... 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 We... 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 ... 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 i... 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 abl... 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:

Verizon Channel 38
Comcast Channel 7

Repeat Showings:
Wednesday 12am
Friday 11am
Saturday ... Read More...

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 ... 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.

... Read More...

News: Operation Washington DC
06/29/2014 - by Scott Huenefeld, Commander
It has been brought to my attention that several of our comrades have ei- ther not been to Washington DC to visit the monuments or it has been several years. So at this time, I would like to open re... Read More...

News: Ladies Auxiliary
06/29/2014 - by Nancy Mitzen - Auxiliary President
Dear Brothers and Sisters:

I hope that everyone is enjoying their vacations and this beautiful weather! Our Poppy Drive last month was a huge success! Thank you to all our volunteers. All ... Read More...

News: VFW Memorial Park Post 764 honors SILVER STAR Recipient
06/29/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor
Neil Brown was inducted onto the Post 764 Wall of Valor during a 30-minute ceremony Sunday, June 8th. Neil was joined by family, friends and fellow Wall of Valor inductees, becoming the 30th man ho... Read More...

News: Quartermaster Comments
06/29/2014 - by Michael Klauer, Quartermaster
I would sincerely like to thank all of you who helped this year with our annual Poppy Drive on Memorial Day weekend. We distributed at 4 places and again raised funds to help our veterans and auxi... Read More...

News: Commanders Comments
06/29/2014 - by Scott Huenefeld, Commander
Greetings everyone!! Once again, we come upon our summer season, a time to enjoy the outdoors and vacationing with family and friends.

Things at your VFW are going fine, our membership ... Read More...

News: VFW Memorial Park Post 764 honors SILVER STAR Recipient
06/13/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor
Neil Brown was inducted onto the Post 764 Wall of Valor during a 30-minute ceremony Sunday, June 8th at 1:15pm. Neil was joined by family, friends and fellow Wall of Valor inductees, becoming the 30th... Read More...

News: World World 2 Memorial - Pittsburgh
06/01/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor
I took a video the other day of the Southwestern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial in Pittsburgh. Please come check it out, but if you cannot make it down in person to see it, you can watch this vid... Read More...

News: National Cemetery of the Alleghenies Ceremony May 25th
05/26/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor
Army Command Sgt. Major Richard E. Castelveter will be guest speaker during a ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, at 11 a.m. May 25. In addition, cerem... Read More...

News: VFW Memorial Park Post 764 Wall of Valor Induction Ceremony
05/23/2014 - by Bob Donnan - Chairman of the Wall of Valor
We will be Honoring and inducting Neil H. Brown of Upper St. Clair onto the Wall of Valor for his gallantry in action while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile forc... Read More...

Special Notice
04/04/2014 - by Webmaster
As of 17 April 2014, the VFW Regular Member Meeting time will be changed from 7:30 PM to 7:00 PM start time. Please note and make the appropriate changes to your schedule.... Read More...

News: Commander Comments
03/31/2014 - by Scott Huenefeld, Commander
Lets hope by the time you are reading this we will be able to say winter is over; I personally have had enough to last until next December.

To update everyone as to the progress of Doug an... Read More...

News: Quartermaster Comments
03/31/2014 - by Michael Klauer, Quartermaster
I'm sure all of our membership is looking forward to spring after the "never ending" winter we have just experienced.

We still have almost 50 unpaid regular VFW members. Remember, under th... Read More...

News: Associate Membership
01/05/2014 - by Dennis Riznow and Ron Demicheli, Associate Membership
Associate members should hurry and renew their membership for 2014 by January 15, 2014. If done by then, the dues payment is $24 for members under 65 and $20 for members 65 and older. After that, the ... Read More...

News: Ladies Auxiliary
01/05/2014 - by Mary Ellen Brosick
Brothers and Sisters of the VFW:

The holidays are over, and I hope everyone enjoyed! Now we can look forward to Spring!

December was tree decorating and caroling at Friendship Vi... Read More...

News: Southwestern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial Dedication
12/07/2013 - by Bob Donnan
Today is Pearl Harbor Day and yesterday morning I attended the dedication ceremony for the 'Southwestern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial' on the North Shore in Pittsburgh, which is located close to... Read More...

News: Tax Help for Veterans
01/05/2014 - by Webmaster
It is that time of year again in 2014 that we will all have to begin filing our 2013 taxes. Sometimes this process can be very confusing and difficult to figure out. Some of us can file our own taxe... Read More...

News: Operation Doug
01/05/2014 - by VFW
Join us in welcoming Sgt. Doug Vitale home. The American Flag has been painted on the side of the VFW Post 764 to recognize and celebrate Sgt. Doug Vitale for serving his country. Below you will find ... Read More...

News: Memorial Day 2013
01/05/2014 - by Unknown
Memorial Day 2013 video. Click on the video below to watch it. If you have more videos, images or resources to contribute, please email them to me at garrett@garrettwademan.com and be sure to put in... Read More...

News: Memorial Day 2011
01/05/2014 - by Unknown
Memorial Day 2011 images. Click on the thumbnail images below to view the larger version of the image. If you have more images or resources to contribute, please email them to me at garrett@garrettw... Read More...

News: Memorial Day 2007
01/05/2014 - by Unknown
Memorial Day 2007 document. Click on the link below to view the larger full document. If you have more images or resources to contribute, please email them to me at garrett@garrettwademan.com and be... Read More...