The Quarterly Planning Meeting will be held at the Post at 6:00 PM on Wednesday December 6th. Everyone is welcome to participate.


We will have a Flag Raising at noon on Thursday December 7th in honor of Pearl Harbor Day.


The Post will have its Christmas Party on Friday the 8th at 6:00 PM. Festivities will include a White Elephant Gift Exchange (limit $25), Ugly Sweater Contest, Pot Luck (sign-up sheet in the Canteen) and Karaoke. This is always a lot of fun!


On December 9th Voice of Democracy, Patriot Pen and other winners will be recognized in the Post Hall from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. This is by invitation only. The winners to be recognized are: VOD Athena O’Brien, Christopher Lope-Jolly and Robert Olson, Patriot Pen Joseph Paugh, Kavya Bhattacharya and Jaden Ruelas, JROTC Jenna Lambert, Civil Air Patrol James Sliney, Teacher of the Year Terrence Harper


The Post provides a good deal of support for Cub Scouts and they will have their Holiday Party Monday the 11th at 6:30 PM in the Post Hall. Santa will be making an appearance. Everyone is invited.


On Saturday December 16th at 2:00 PM the Cooties will support the VFW Department of AZ Christmas Party at the State Veteran Home in Phoenix. The Cooties will sponsor their traditional Shells & Bones (shrimp and ribs) lunch at 11:30 AM and also sponsor the entertainment at 2:30 PM. A professional singer, Jeordie, will perform. Everyone is invited.

Our Post Service Officer Mike “Zeke” Mazor wants you to know that the VA has extended the presumptive period to Dec. 31, 2026 for qualifying chronic disabilities rated 10% or more resulting from undiagnosed illnesses in Persian Gulf War Veterans. For more information go to: . If you think you may be eligible for these or any other disability claims, contact him to schedule a meeting for a free, confidential checkup. Mike Mazor, VSO   602-909-6301.

There will be a free, no obligation seminar for funeral planning for Veterans on December 3rd at 2:00 PM in the Hall.


Christmas Scratcher Raffle—$1.00 a ticket and 7 tickets for $5.00. An extra present is involved with an extra $25.00 in tickets. Drawing 7:00 PM December 23rd.


The Post will close on December 24th at 5:00 PM, closed all day Christmas Day and will close on December 31st at 5:00 PM.



Meetings in December

Every First Tuesday is the Post Auxiliary Meeting 6:30 PM the 5th

Every Second Tuesday is the VFW Post Meeting at 7:00 PM the 12th

Military Order of the Cootie Auxiliary Meeting 11:00 AM Sunday the 31st

Military Order of the Cootie Scratch 1:00 PM Sunday the 31st


Every Monday is Dart League at 6:00 PM 4, 11, 18th

Every Wednesday is Bar Bingo in the Canteen 2:00 PM 6, 13, 20, 27th

Every Thursday is Pool League at 7:00 PM 7, 14, 21, 28th

Food, Queen of Hearts and Karaoke Nights

Andy’s Chow at the Post 6:00 to 10:00 PM  Friday the 22nd

Karaoke by Optimum in the Canteen 7:00 PM Friday the 22nd

Karaoke by Wild Horse  in the Canteen 7:00 PM Friday the 8th, Saturday the 23rd

Wine Night  in the Canteen 6:00 PM Saturday the 23rd

Queen of Hearts Drawing During Karaoke at 8:00 PM Fridays the 8th and 22nd

Events For Hospitalized Veterans

Cootie Game Day Post Second Floor VA Patients 8:30 AM Monday the 4th

Cootie Shells & Bones Lunch  AZ State Veteran Home 11:30 AM Saturday the 16th

Cootie Dog Races Not this month, too much going on

Cootie Game Night, Hospitalized Vets Only, in the Hall 4:15 PM Friday the 22nd


804 E Purdue Ave, PHX   602-678-2726


Special Activities:

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Holidays.