"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
""Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." I agree wholeheartedly that it is the dedication of a lifetime that defines true patriotism. You all have given not only your time, dedication and effort, but—most importantly—your very being to the protection and advancement of this great country. You work tirelessly for the rights of the veterans who serve our country, while conducting the nation’s finest civic training to instill young future leaders with the knowledge, understanding and wisdom to govern this country. "
"Ask NOT what your country can do for you, rather what you can do for your country.
Posing with the "big check” for $46,792 raised in Wisconsin last November are front row (l to r): VFW State Surgeon Gundel Metz; State Adjutant Joe Hines; PCIC Tommy "T” Tradewell; PSC and National Councilman John Giese and Post 11038 All-American Commander Michael Fischer.
Over 100 Burger King's across Wisconsin participated last year. In the middle row (l to r) are: BK Franchisees Trevor Schwartz; Nathan Chiantella; Shari Davis and Gary Hubert; VFW State Commander Mike Borg; BK Franchisees Mike DeRosa and Tom Prevost; and VFW District 1 Commander Telemachos "Tim” Agoudemos. In the back row (l to r) are: State Quartermaster Tom Heath; VFW Post 1318 Assistant QM Ray Trent; BK Franchisees Jack Doyle and Gene Hatfield; VFW State Sr. Vice Commander Mike Eggleston and Post 7591 QM Lemuel "Joe” Ellis.