Veterans of Foreign Wars
Brookfield Post 10201
Memorial Post Number 10201 Veterans of Foreign Wars was organized and
mustered on November 22, 1970. The Postís first Commander, Arthur C.
Eberle provided the leadership and direction to make that historical
event come to fruition.
celebrating its 35th anniversary in November has never had
their own Post Home, but has continually met all their requirements for
meetings and service. They currently meet at the Brookfield
Thomas Gallagan is the 10th and the current Post Commander.
The Post has
assumed the role of providing service, patriotism and honor to our
Community and State. They have organized and funded our Memorial Day
Parades, visited hospitalized veterans, and raised funds for the relief
of distressed veterans and their families. In addition to supporting
many youth orientated programs, they honor the past, current and future
men and women who have or may serve in the Armed Services of the United
States of America.
By their presence
among us, they are the living testimony to all the reasons for the
rights and privileges we enjoy each day of our lives. They put their
lives on hold and in harms way so that we remain free to enjoy the
Spirit of America.