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VFW Post 5074

705 Oak street
po box 1250
Roanoke tx 76262

2014-2015 Post Officers

Commander - Jim Benotti
Sr.Vice  - Carmen Suggs
Jr. Vice - Lyle Smith
Quartermaster - Joanie Orlowski
Chaplain - Lee Morris
Service Officer - Frank Spears
Surgeon - Jack Pedlar
Adjutant - Carmen Suggs
Judge Advocate - Robert Rouse
Frank Spears
Mike Lyman
Robert Rouse
We are Vets and the Families of Vets supporting our troops and our local Communities through fundraising activities.

Guests are welcome to come in and enjoy our facilities.

Need to retire a flag? Drop off at the post - see bartender.

Looking to rent out the hall? Call the post and ask for Cory.


Friday night's  Karaoke 8pm - 11:30pm

Happy Hour 4-7 PM daily. Come visit your favorite bartender!!


Members and Friends,

History has been made.  The VFW in its meeting at National Convention on Monday made a momentous change to their bylaws.

VFW has worked on this for several years and this year made it happen.  The Ladies Auxiliary which is authorized by VFW Bylaws is now the VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS AUXILIARY

This means that membership in the Auxiliary, as of August 20, may be male or female.  Male applicants will meet the same category status as female applicants.

Membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary shall be limited to spouses, parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, children, and grandchildren of a person who was or is eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

The Auxiliary is the only organization authorized at the local, state and national level by the VFW. 

Men’s Auxiliary, at this time, may continue at the Post level if the state approves that and the Post has authorized it.

Please share this information with your family members who would be males eligible for membership.  Applications are at the Post or I will forward an application to anyone who needs it.  As this is effective on August 20, 2015, we would be able to vote on a male member who meets the eligibility criteria at our September meeting.

I realize this is a dramatic change.  What remains the same?  Our purpose to serve our veterans, their families and our communities is the same.  Our goal of supporting our military, our country and our flag is the same.  Our Post 5074 and its great ability to work together – Post, Men’s Aux, Friends and the Auxiliary – is the same.

As President of the Auxiliary, I am proud to serve with each of you as well as with all future members.  It is my honor to belong to the VFW Auxiliary.

Mona Benotti, President
Roanoke Memorial Ladies Auxiliary Post 5074

2015 Calendar

Date Event
9/1/2015 Men’s Aux Mtg
9/7/2015 Labor Day
9/8/2015 Post & Ladies Aux Mtg
9/11/2015 Patriot Day 
9/18/2015 POW/MIA Day
9/19/2015 POW/MIA Ceremony at Post at 5 p.m. – Food afterward
9/27/2015 Gold Star/Blue Star Mother Day
9/29/2015 VFW Birthday
10/6/2015 Men’s Aux Mtg
10/10/2015 Celebrate Roanoke Day
10/12/2015 Columbus Day
10/13/2015 Post & Ladies Aux Mtg
10/18/2015 Recognition Women in Military Service, Hospital Day
10/24/2015 Post Fundraiser
10/31/2015 Halloween Party - Canteen

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