Greetings from Post Commander Charles Golden;
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
Commander Post 1508
VFW Post 1508
Wildomar, CA 92595