ANTHONY T. CALISTA

Gibbstown, NJ VFW Post 5579

WELCOME TO ANTHONY T. CALISTA

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
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.
 

OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.
 
 

Announcements

  • Post/Auxiliary Christmas Party Sat 7pm wear your best "Ugliest” Christmas Sweater! Hope to see you there!


  • We will be having a New Years Eve Pot Luck party this year. Family and friends are invited to attend. See the sign up sheet next to the ATM to bring a dish for the Pot Luck. We will have DJ, Cash Bar, Champagne Toast @ Midnight.

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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.

Statewide News

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‘Bells of Peace’ to ring Nov. 11

The World War One Centennial Commission – along with the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, the Society of the Honor Guard of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Nation Cathedral, The American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars – has announced a nationwide bell-tolling on Nov. 11 as a solemn reminder of the sacrifice and service of veterans of the Great War, and all veterans.

National News

Important info from National VFW

First Afghanistan War Veteran to Lead Arkansas Post

Trisha Leslie, who served in Operation Enduring Freedom from 2010-2013, took on the role in April for VFW Post 4556 in Pocahontas, Ark. And to her,...

Sport Clips Haircuts Just Donated $1.35 Million to the VFW

KANSAS CITY, Mo. At the national headquarters of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., the Vietnam War veteran who founded S...

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