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.

Commander's Corner

Commander Terrance Page

Thank You Ed Conner for your service as the Commander this
past year. Thank You Diane Russel-Milton for your dedicated
service as the State Auxiliary President this past year.
Welcome to our Post officers, Auxiliary President Angela Duncan
and officers. We will have a successful and productive year.

I will be getting together with all of our supporting groups (AUX,
Cooties, DAV, MOCA) to discuss our common goals and

Happy Birthday to those of July

Together we will have a successful, fun filled and productive year.
Your Support is Appreciated and Needed.
This OUR POST!! We are ONE.

Terrance Page Sr.
Commander, VFW Post 4647


7 June: The VFW Golf Tournament at Cherry Island was a huge success. We had over 125 participants. Shout out to the organizers and members that supported this event. It would not have been a success without you and Kudo’s to "Biz and Rose”.
15 June: BBQ community event was a success. We will do it again soon. Thanks to the post and auxiliary member’s support.

18 - 23 June: The state convention was ceremonial, informative and fun. Several of our post members represent Post 4647 as officers with the district and state. You should get to know them.
4th of July: We are having a small ceremony at 1pm followed by hamburgers and hot dogs for members, family and guests. Bring your favorite potluck.

21 July: District 17 Dinner – come out and support and represent us.

27 July: Korean Armistice Day
Our Junior Commander Stacey Carpenter is our Post Service Officer on staff. She meets the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month. Appointments are recommended, please sign up for a one-on-one meeting by clicking on the link below.



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Membership Details

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.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

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.

District News

Important Info for District 17 Members

VFWCA District 17 Dinner (clink on to see flier)

Official Visit Dinner. VFW State Commander Tim Bryant and Auxiliary President Diana Russell-Milton Friday, August 19, 2023 5:00pm social 5:30pm Dinner VFW Post 4647

VFWCA District 17 Meeting

District Meeting in Ione Post 8254 on August 19, 2023.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence

WASHINGTON - "The democracy that we hold dear, the very democracy generations of American veterans have fought for and died to pro...

VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America

WASHINGTON - On July 4, 248 years ago, the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, but it ...



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.