News: Auxiliary
12/02/2018 - by Andrew MacArthur
Some images from the Auxiliary.



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News: Horses with Hope
08/26/2018 - by Webmaster
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News: 2018 Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony Video
05/29/2018 - by Webmaster
2018 Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony Video

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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
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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.

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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
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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 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.

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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 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

AUG
Sat 6 CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS
Sat 13, 20, Bar Bingo Start Time 7:30 PM
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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
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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
Memorial Day Ceremony at VFW Post 764 in McMurray P... 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

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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
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 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.

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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 us what kind of season we will have.

I w... 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 ambulance service, veterans organizations and ... 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 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!

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



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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 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 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 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 terrible winter!

Upcoming meeting dates are April 15 and May 20. 7pm.

On May 9th the Auxil... 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 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
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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.

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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:

Verizon Channel 38
Comcast Channel 7

Repeat Showings:
Wednesday 12am
Friday 11am
Saturday 6am
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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.