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Donald Peirce left a comment for Karen Gallaghar
"Welcome Karen, This is a very large group of men & women with similar interests in veterans & their affairs from all conflict periods, including presently & recently deployed. Enjoy."
Oct 6, 2010
Donald Peirce and Robert Dale Jones are now friends
Sep 24, 2010
Donald Peirce left a comment for Bradley S. Fisher
"Welcome brother, You re amongst friends both on the darkest of nights or the clearest of days. Should you need "more light" you have but to whistle. To reminisce over "hot sands" is possible too."
Sep 11, 2010
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VFW Post 8771 joins Military Friends Foundation to honor Sudbury National Guard family with new "Massachusetts Cares" grant.
Aug 13, 2010
Donald Peirce posted photos
Jun 26, 2010
Donald Peirce left a comment for Fayette M Thornal
"Welcome friend. We sailed together once upon a time. My ship was a destroyer USS Cogswell DD 651 a part of DesDiv 100, DesRon 50 We screened you many times http://www.destroyerhistory.org/desron50/index.html Glad to have you aboard!"
May 25, 2010

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I am a...
VFW Life Member, Past Military Service
What Post do you belong to or are you a Member-at-Large?
Department 22, District 15, Post 08771, Sudbury, MA - Quartermaster.
When did you join the VFW or Auxiliary?
Life Member, Perhaps 1967?
Military Service History
Enlisted USN.1942. Discharged 1942 - Fraudulent Enlistment - Underage.
Enlisted USN.1943. Minority Cruise. Plankowner USS Cogswell, DD 651,
USS Savannah, CL 42. Underwater Demolition Team # 3, WW 2.
Atom Bomb Tests - Operation Crossroads, Bikini Atoll. UDT 3. 1946. Discharge UDT 3 1947.
Recalled USNR. 1950. USS Gherardi, DMS 30. Underwater Demolition Team 4. Discharged UDT 4. 1951.
Tell us about yourself
Fourth generation Glass house farmer. Crop - Roses as a Cut Flower.
Widower. Retired. Father of 6. Grandfather of 7. Great Grandfather of 4. Past Rotarian; Past Treasurer MA Farm Bureau; Past Eastern States Trustee; Past Treasurer of Boston Flower Exchange; Past Region 1 Governor of Roses Inc. Past Six year Chairman of Town's Board of Assessors
Over 50 years a Free Mason AF & AM. Scottish Rite. Valley of Boston and Aleppo Temple, Boston . Mostly PAST!
Interests and hobbies
Curiosity regarding family forebears military history.
Collector of Puritanical Ephemera. Student of Warrior behavior of the Past.
Story Teller of tales of yore [no gore] for youngsters unaware of whether they are afoot or horseback..
Memberships in other organizations
Life member of National Associations of Atomic War Veterans; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Tin Can Sailors; USS Cogswell, DD 651 Association.
Charter member UDT Seal Museum;
UDT-SEAL Association; USS Begor, APD 127 Association; USS Gherardi, DMS 30 Association. Charter Member of The Lil Men's Marching & Chowder Club. Pine Tree Division, Army of the James.

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What we all know is the REAL America! - The Heartlands.

Posted on June 30, 2009 at 7:53pm 2 Comments

I enjoy this site for the photos of what each of us posting photos choose to portray what we hesitate to write.

It might be a younglady we have been partnered with over many years. A child, a grandchild, a dog. Evan a cat!

Makes no difference! Watching the 100 photos telling the story of who we are, what interests us i believe is the best film of Americana that exists today. Ken Burns can tell his idea of history. These pictures are what it is all about.

Whoever polishes a Gym… Continue

Photos uploaded.

Posted on June 21, 2009 at 7:49pm 0 Comments

Just a word of admiration for those who add photos to this site. I can really feel at home with friends and comrades so many evenings just watching [full screen} people I would be most comfortable with under any circumstances. BRAVO!

Something new?

Posted on June 14, 2009 at 6:08pm 1 Comment

Noticed today that the silver bar at the bottom of my screen now tells me how many visitors are on line.
It says "My VFW Web Com I 1 on line. Cool!
Now to figure a way to invite them in to chat. Otherwise why do we have the chat thingy? I thought it was an excellent idea to have Virtual friends. Beats buying drinks in a canteen!

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At 12:23pm on March 20, 2010, Donald Silva said…
Love to have antoher DONALD aboard. My mother named me after the duck Donald and have paid dearly my whole life. Had a friend when i was small named mickie, you can oly imagine what we went through in school.

Where in the world are you, i am in amesbury, ma

Take care sir and God Bless.

Don
At 8:28pm on February 28, 2010, Barry Sharp said…
Thanks Donald. Just now looking around, I see you got your 50 year pin, so I'll invite to mine. It will be in 2058 and I will be 106 years old :)

Later Brother, Barry
At 6:25pm on January 10, 2010, Carl M. Dozier said…
Thanks for the welcome Donald. Thank you for your service, quite some stories from your time of service.
At 1:44am on December 22, 2009, Nick Pemberton said…
I have traveled a long hard road. I look to the East and currently reside in the South. My brothers are many and all have traveled the same road as I. We meet in brotherly love and harmony all equal.
At 2:13am on December 12, 2009, Elmer Charles Stansbery said…
Hay Don, glad to get your response . I like your page. Glad to hear of other Fletcher swabby's still kicking. Thank you for fighting for our continued liberty. Keep on trucking.
Chuck.
At 9:13am on October 17, 2009, Richard C. "Dick" Easingwood said…
That is "quite" not "quire" the "T" is on the other side----LOL
At 9:12am on October 17, 2009, Richard C. "Dick" Easingwood said…
Good Show! and you are quire welcome.
At 10:22pm on October 16, 2009, Richard C. "Dick" Easingwood said…
I see your viewpoint-you homeless post. However, just for your information, If a post is not incorporated AND it has a post home or property, the property must be in the name of the trustees and to thoes who succeed the trustees AND they are the ones who purchase property (in their name). If a post is incorporated, the property is in the name of the corporation.
At 7:12pm on October 5, 2009, Richard C. "Dick" Easingwood said…
First-
Incorporation protects the members of the post. If you have a fund raiser and while selling something, giving Poppys, or giving out hand-outs, etc. an "outsider" slips, falls, etc due to something the post did or did not do, all members can be sued unless you are incorporated.
Second
To maintain your non-profit status, you need an EIN (tax) number to file your 990n, 990EZ, 990, or 990T, etc.
That is just two GOOD reasons. There are more but it reads like the IRS tax laws.
At 6:59am on September 30, 2009, James J. McKusker said…
Thank you for your service to our Country! God Bless!
 
 
 

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