VFW Michigan delegation honors Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C.

- 3/5/2024

The Michigan VFW delegation presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C., in solemn remembrance of their sacrifice on March 2, 2024.


Representing VFW Michigan was Department Commander Ray Lopez, Sr Vice Kimberly Napoleon, Jr Vice Reinold Yahnka, and Past Department Commander and National Council of Administration member Kevin Conklin. The group is in Washington D.C. for the National VFW Legislative Conference March 3-7.

The wreath laying is a ceremony conducted by the Guards of the Unknown, who's constant watch protects the memorial as a place of honor and remembrance. The officers of the VFW Department of Michigan were honored to participate in this remarkable tradition.



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Phil enlisted in the Army in 1965 where you served for years in Vietnam.  He became a graphic designer and has worked for the state of Oregon for 26 years.  He retired in 2003 and started the Cartoon "In-Country".  The cartoons reflect his experiences during his tour of duty in South Vietnam.

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