– Vets Memorial Donation Check Ceremony –
Ken Rabello, President of the Northern California
Corvette Association giving a donation check
for $1,000 to Michael L. Emerson & Pat Flanagan
of VFW Post 9601, for one of the 6 benches
in the Castro Valley Veterans Memorial.
The bench will be named for: “POW/MIA”
14 Dec 2010
– VFW at San Francisco 49ers Game Event –
VFW Post #9601 Honor Guard members doing
the Honor Guard during the National Anthem.
Member Michael L. Emerson participated in the coin toss.
The 49ers won 23 – 20 in over time.
This is Michael L. Emerson’s last honor ceremony
event – he has retired from the Honor Guard.
San Francisco, CA.
14 Nov 2010
– VFW & AmLegion Billboard Dedication –
VFW Post #9601 & AmLegion Post #649
veterans, family, friends, and local civilians
at the dedication of the Billboard.
The Billboard was donated by Clear Channel Outdoor.
Director of Public Affairs Lily Nguyen and her family
accepted plaques thanking her and her company.
Castro Valley, CA.
30 October 2010
– Welcome Home for Army Spec Vincent Abney –
VFW Post 9601 members, PGR, Warriors Watch,
Blue Star Mothers, and other Veterans and Friends
welcoming home Spec Abney back from Afghanistan.
We picked him up at the Oakland Airport and
escorted him home in Castro Valley.
Oakland & Castro Valley, CA.
23 July 2010
– USS Hornet HBO “Pacific” Event –
VFW and many other veteran’s groups
participating in the fundraiser and honoring
of WWII veterans who fought in the Pacific.
Pictured with VFW member Michael L. Emerson:
Chuck Tatum, USMC – Iwo Jima Survivor
Navy Chief who was on ship during Apollo 11 retrieval
& Skip Adams, USMC – Iwo Jima Survivor.
On the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet.
16 May 2010
– VFW District 14 Meeting & 2010-2011 New Officers –
VFW Meeting and Election/Installment of new District Officers:
Commander Raymond Wong (4618)
Senior Vice Commander Michael L. Emerson (9601)
Junior Vice Commander Bruce Bennett (1917)
Quartermaster John Duarte (819)
Chaplain Michael O’Keefe (58)
Surgeon Art Benin (9601)
Three Year Trustee Jim Uhlik (9601)
San Leandro, CA.
15 May 2010