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2019-2020 CALENDAR BOOKS The 2019-2020 calendar books for the Massachusetts AMVETS Service Foundation are now in. I will be at Post 79 Natick on May 23 and May 24, 2019 for meetings. I will be there starting at 6:30pm each night. Any Post commander or persons looking to buy these books can meet me there. The cost is the same was always. I WILL NOT be at the State Convention this year as I must represent the National Commander at the California Convention. I do not yet know if someone will be able to sell these books at our convention. Those of you wanting books and can not make the meeting, send me can email and I will try to catch up with you.Thank you.Don

Memorial Day May 26,2019

I have been informed by Phil Furtado that the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Veteran National Cemetary in Bourne will take place on May 26, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. If you want to to get a good palce to park and position to see the parade and the Memorial Ceremony you should start to arrive around 11:30 A.M.. If you are going to line up for the parade please be there by noontime so that they can stat lining every one up that are going to march.

MAY MEETING REMINDERS: Commander’s Staff & Finance Committee Meeting

Purpose:  Convention Corp. CommitteeDate:          Wednesday, 22-May-2019 Time:         7:00 p.m. Loc.:          Post 79 Natick Purpose:  Finance Committee   Date:         Thursday, 23-May-2019 Time:         7:00 p.m. Loc.:          Post 79 Natick Purpose: Commander’s Staff Call Date:        Thursday, 23-May-2019 Time:        7:30 p.m. Loc.:          Post 79 Natick Please mark your calendars accordingly.  Yours in AMVETS/ Stephen J. Garner Adjutant Cell: 978.618.1883

Newsletter and Calendars for May 2019

State Commander’s Testimonial

Joint Testimonial for State Commander Tom Norton; Auxiliary State President Shirley Isabel; and Son’s of AMVETS State Commander at Post 79 Natick on Saturday April 6, 2018 from 1-4pm.  Tickets $30.00 each pay at the door.

Passing of PDP

Hello Auxiliary: I was informed on this past Saturday  that Past Department President Metta Lear has past away. She was a member of Randolph #51 Auxiliary.  I have not found or received any arrangements or info  When I do I will send information ……..

Passng of another AMVET: Correction as to dates

 Back2 Passng of another AMVET: Correction as to dates garabian@aol.com2/24/2019 8:05 PMTo,    techie89@adelphia.netand 11 others Quick reply all Reply Forward Delete Actions Comrades: For some reason, I mis-informed you as to the DATES of the wake and funeral of Post 41 AMVET Vee Sookikian. The corrected dates are in the enclosed Obituary:  Wake at 4-8 pm […]


In compliance with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 6, Section 12aa the Marine Corps League annually conducts an “IWO JIMA Day” ceremony. Therefore, on Tuesday February 19, 2019 beginning at 11:00am in Memorial Hall in the State House will hold a ceremony to those who fought at IWO JIMA. We expect that there will be 5-7 […]

Commander’s Staff & Finance Meetings – Correct Date is Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Fellow Officers, I rec’vd a call yesterday asking me if Commanders Staff meeting was next week.  AMVETS Dept of MA Website Calendarshown below is both incorrect and incomplete.  This meeting has not been held on a Tuesday in well over a year and is always the week before SEC. Correct information for Finance and Commanders Staff Meeting is: Date:  Wednesday, 16 January 2019 Time: Finance 7:00 p.m. & Commanders Staff 7:30 p.m. Loc.:   Post 79 Natick  Yours in AMVETS/ Stephen ‘Radar’  […]