“An Organization for Veterans of the U.S. Military including the National Guard.
MISSION STATEMENT. VFW Post 8485 is deciated to helping veterans and their families, and to support our community.
OBJECTIVES. Our objectives are to (1) To ensure the national security through maximum military strength, (2) To speed the regabilitation of the nation's disabled and needy veterans, (3) To assist the widows and orphans and the dependents of disabled and needy veterans, and (4) To promote Americanism through education and constructive service to the communities in which we live.
ACTIVITIES. We provide Military Honors at Veterans funerals; we provide educational programs at local schools and civic clubs; and we honor our national and state flags at community events.
We support scouting and patriotic programs throughout our communities.