Helping Veterans and Their Families
VFW Post 3404 Charter
POST 3404 was chartered in 1966 with 43 members. During the last 49 years
Post 3404 was an "All State Post" 8 times, receiving this
recognition twice during the 1996-1998 tenure of one Post Commander and
again in 2013 and 2014 during the tenure of another Post Commander.
Currently, there are 201 VFW Posts in Missouri and Post 3404 is ranked #11
in Division 2.
VFW Post 3404 Mission
objects of the Veterans of Foreign Wars are fraternal, patriotic,
historical 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, whomsoever.
U. S. Congressman
Billy Long prepared and presented a speech on the floor of the U. S. House
of Congress about Post 3404 receiving the All American Award. His
speech was printed in the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 159, September
17, 2014, Nos. 121-122.
Post 3404 now has approximately
497 members. Post 963 consolidated with Post 3404 in January of 2014, which
added 90 members. An average of 3 new or transfer members have been added
at each business meeting so far this year.
The Ladies Auxiliary has 138
members and is a very active group. Their Buddy Poppy Display won FIRST
PLACE at the State Convention (another 1st for 3404) in June of 2013 and in
2014. They received several other awards as well.
no ordinary VFW. This is a group of Devoted Freedom Loving Veterans
that have served our country proudly and continue to support and comfort
all our Veterans. YOU should be PROUD to be a MEMBER!
3404 welcomes new VFW Post members every month. Our post is active and has
veterans from WWII to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Global War on Terror.
There are even members currently serving on active duty and the reserves.
are held the first Thursday of each month at 6 P.M. at the Post.
Click here for a MapQuest map to our post.
The following link is to an article that
was written for the News-Leader by one of our newest members. It is a very
good read and each of you should read it. We should also all be very proud
of our younger members for they, like those of us older, have stepped up to
the plate to serve our country.
I would like to thank Jess Rollins very
much for getting permission for me to link his article to our site.
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Commander of Post 3404 Named
All-American for 2013
The Veterans of Foreign
Wars of the United States announced that William St. Gemme has achieved All
American status as a Post Commander. See Press Release Here.
For the 2012-2013 year, under the tenure of Bill St.
Gemme as Post Commander, the post received the following awards:
Post 3404 received the All State Recognition for the first time in 16
AMERICAN POST AWARD
AMERICAN POST COMMANDER AWARD,
NATIONAL OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD,
COMMANDER was designated as a NATIONAL DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF".
We want to Thank you
for your Service and contribution to this Post.
your event at the Post
The Post has space to rent for your private or
organizational events. The Blue Room and the Large Bingo Room are available
(except for Saturday Nights). Rates are reasonable and food service can be
provided. If you or someone you know is planning a reunion, holiday
gathering, party, or meeting, suggest the VFW.
Call for details and prices at (417) 865-6929 and leave
a message, or inquire at the Post during operating hours
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Our new YouTube
Channel has video coverage of events at the Post.
Visit our state web site MyVFW
Post 3404 website for discussion forums and much more.
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