- 9/1/2021

Greetings from Post Commander Charles Golden;
Beginning Saturday evening, September 4, 2021 at 1800hrs (6 pm). Post 1508 Members and Auxillary are asked to attend a gathering in remembrance  of the 13 members of the  U.S. Military who perished in the terrorist bombing at the Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, August 27, 2021.
Post 1508 will continue to meet each Saturday thereafter at 1800 hrs. until further notice.
All Post Officers will reguired this event as mandatory attendance.
The Post Commander has requested that Members (who own one) wear the official VFW Cover during this event.

For the Marine Corps, the deceased are:
• Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Massachusetts
Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Sacramento, California
Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, California
 Cpl. Daegan W. Page, 23, of Omaha, Nebraska
Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Indiana
Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza, 20, of Rio Bravo, Texas
Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz, 20, of St. Charles, Missouri
Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, California
Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, California.

For the Navy, the deceased is:
 Navy Corpsman Maxton W. Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio

For the Army, the deceased is:
Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tennessee

Charles Golden 
 Commander Post 1508
VFW Post 1508
Wildomar, CA 92595