VFW "Over There" Post 112

Veterans of Foreign Wars
"Over There" Post 112,
Wichita, Kansas

Welcome to VFW Post 112 on the web. We are the oldest post in Kansas. Post 112 was chartered on January 14th 1920. We proudly display our trophy for having the worlds largest membership from 1953 to 1955. We serve drinks on the original bar, that was removed from the historic Eaton Hotel in downtown Wichita. We are a Post rich in history with an eye on the future. Our meetings are the third Tuesday of each month. Our canteen/bar opens at 5PM Tuesday, 3PM Friday, Saturday at Noon, and Sunday at 10AM. We are located at 1560 S. Topeka, Wichita KS. 67211. We are just minutes from 135. On the North East corner of Harry and Topeka. Call (316) 265-3255 , or email us at vfwpost112@gmail.com 
Click the following link to go to the National VFW Website

   World War II Memorial website                                    Korean War Memorial website                                 Vietnam War Memorial website

Purple Heart Website purpleheart.org

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Men's Auxiliary have now joined into one unit called the VFW Auxiliary. If you are interested in joining the Auxiliary to support Veterans and the Community please phone 265-3255 or stop by the Post for information and an application. 

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                VFW Post 112 Officers
       Commander - Dan Fryman
       Sr. Vice - Bob Hernandez
       Jr. Vice - Bob Fitzthum
       Quartermaster - Katherine Marrin
       Chaplain - Grant Geihsler 
       Judge Advocate - John Burns
       Surgeon - John Gibbs

      Please note: our new e-mail address is:

      Effective August 1, 2014, VFW Post 112 
      has been a Non Smoking facility. If you 
      didn't like the environment of a smoking
      club, you can now come down and join 
      us in a smoke free facility.
      Visit our facebook page at VFW Over 
      There Post 112.

      Please note! We have made changes to
      our dinning format. Until further notice
      all meals will be buffet style. The first
      Tuesday of each month will be Taco
      Night as it has been; the second Tuesday
      will be Spaghetti Feed fundraiser night;
      the third Tuesday will be Pot Luck night,
      the fourth Tuesday will be determined.
      Fridays will be Pot Luck night. The
      Sunday Brunch will now be a Buffet Style
      for a nominal donation. We hope you will
      understand our new format and join us  
      as we move forward to help the Post
      grow so we can continue to support our
      Veteran community.

      Starting immediately the Post/office will 
      be open on Tuesdays and Fridays from
      8:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Our Commander will 
      be in the office, so if you have questions,
      want information about the VFW, pick up
      an application, please stop by. We would 
      enjoy visiting with you and answering
      your questions. Can't stop by, call us at 
      265-3255 and we will be happy to speak
      with you.

      Please Note: as voted on by membership,
      our monthly Post meetings will now 
      begin at 6:30 PM effective July 2017.
Schedule of Events

Date               Time            Activity

Nov 3             5:00 PM        Friday Dinner: Cheeseburger 

Nov 5             10:00 AM      Sunday Buffet

Nov 7             5:00 PM        Fiesta Tuesday
                                         Tacos, Enchiladas, Tamales, Chips
                                          & Salsa, Guacamala. Come down
                                          and support your Post while 
                                          enjoying delicious authentic food 
                                          for a nominal donation.

Nov 10            3:00 PM        Buddy Poppy Day-we will be out in
                                          the Community handing out Buddy
                                          Poppies; sign up for a location and
                                          help your Post. Revenue from this 
                                          event goes to our relief fund which 
                                          supports Veterans in need.
                                          Sloppy Joes will be served from 
                                          3:00 PM until closing.
                                          Happy Birthday to the U.S. Marine
                                          Corps. The Corps was started on 
                                          this day in 1775.

Nov 11              12:00 PM    Veterans Day
                                          Our Post has a float in the Annual
                                          Wichita Veterans Day Parade. All 
                                          are welcome to participate in the 
                                          activities. The parade begins at 
                                          11:00 AM. Come to the Post and
                                          get details as to how you can get 
                                          Following the parade we will be 
                                          serving Ham & Bean Soup and 
                                          Cornbread. Get to the Post and
                                          celebrate the Day with your friends
                                          and Comrades.

Nov 12            10:00 AM       Sunday Buffet - Scrambled eggs,
                                           bacon, sausage, pancakes, hash
                                           browns. All for nominal donation.
                                           Come down and join us and 
                                           support your Post.

Nov 14            5:00 PM        Italian Night
                                          Entree, salad and bread -all
                                          you can eat for $10.00
                      6:30 PM        House Committee Meeting.

Nov 17            5:00 PM        Friday Dinner: Sausage Casserole

Nov 19             10:00 AM      Sunday Buffet

Nov 21               5:00 PM      Friday Dinner: Potato Soup
                         6:30 PM       Monthly Post Meeting. 
                                            Please Notice: Our Monthly Post
                                            Meetings will now begin at 6:30
                                            as voted on by membership. We
                                            hope this offers members a more
                                            convenient opportunity to attend
                                            Post meetings. Bring your ideas,
                                            comments and critiques and help 
                                            the Post grow.

Nov 23              11:00 AM     Thanksgiving Day
                                            Post will open at 11:00 AM and
                                            we will begin serving dinner at
                                            1:00 PM. All are welcome to 
                                            join us as we celebrate and give
                                            Thanks. We have sign up sheets 
                                            at the Post, stop by and tell us 
                                            how many are attending and 
                                            what dish you plan to bring. 

Nov 24              5:00 PM        Pizza & Salad Night

Nov 26              10:00 AM      Sunday Buffet

Nov 28              5:00 PM        Friday Dinner: Beef Stew

 Do you want to support your Post with its veteran and community service programs? You can very easily. We are currently participating in the Dillons Neighborhood Rewards Program. Simply purchase a card through the Post and as you use your card to buy groceries or fuel you help accumulate credits for the Post. Phone or stop into the Post to buy your card and get information. Ph. 265-3255.
We are renewing a fundraising effort that was started a number of years ago. The ceiling tiles of the Canteen are stenciled with the names of members and Ladies that gave to the Post in the past and wanted to have their names enshrined at the Post. For a minimum donation of $10.00 you can have your name among our previous donors. If you wish to participate, send your donation with your name as you want it to appear to:
    VFW Post 112
    1560 S. Topeka
    Wichita, Kansas 67211
These moneys will help us continue our support of veterans in the community, at our local VA Hospital or wherever a veteran is in need.
We Thank You for your support. 

 Some of the active members and past officers we have lost recently.
Jim Maske - Navy, Vietnam
Roger "Zack" Zackula - Korea
Dale O'Dell - Navy, World War II
Charlie DeHaven - Air Force, Vietnam
Jack Calvert - Navy, Vietnam
Orlin Wagner - Air Force, Korea
John Ward - Air Force, Korea
Bud Hentzen - Navy, Air Force, World War II
Terry Johnson - Air Force, Korea
Jack Bradley - Navy, World War II
Marvin Appling - Army, Korea
John Edgar - Navy, Vietnam
Mike Nunn - Navy, World War II
Jim Blenkinsop -Army Air Corps, World War II
Ron Brooks - Marine, Korea and Vietnam
Bob Berry - Army Air Corps, World War II
Bill Beckham - Air Force, Vietnam