Military/Veterans

News about the military and veterans


Basehor VFW hosts fundraiser to save building
March 21, 2013
The Basehor VFW Post invites the public to a fundraiser dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday to help raise money for its building fund.
VFW Bingo canceled
February 12, 2013
Bingo at the VFW has been canceled for Saturday.
Spaghetti dinner to help raise funds for taekwondo trip
December 20, 2012
The Basehor VFW post will play host to a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for United Taekwondo Center from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
VFW announces award winners
December 5, 2012
Basehor VFW Post No. 11499 has announced its local winners of several annual contests and awards.
BIS students celebrate local veterans
November 11, 2012
Basehor Intermediate School students honored local veterans Friday at their annual Veterans Day program.
VFW offers free Thanksgiving dinner to seniors
November 9, 2012
The Basehor VFW Post will offer its annual free Thanksgiving meal to Basehor senior citizens from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Post, 2805 N. 155th St.
Military service encompasses diverse duties
November 7, 2012
On Sept. 11, 2001, 21-year-old Joe Pate sat with his mom as they watched the Twin Towers fall.
Veterans Day parade will be Monday, Nov. 12 in Leavenworth
November 5, 2012
The Leavenworth County Veterans Day Parade will start at 10:30 Monday, Nov. 12 in downtown Leavenworth.
Candidates square off at local forum
October 16, 2012
Candidates running for national and state races addressed topics ranging from health care to attracting votes from independent voters at a candidate forum Saturday in Basehor.
VFW announces themes for annual essay contests
September 27, 2012
The Kansas VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen programs have kicked off this fall, offering middle school and high school students the opportunity to win scholarships or money for winning entries.
VFW spaghetti dinner will raise money for Wreaths Across America
September 25, 2012
The Basehor VFW will play host to a spaghetti dinner Saturday to help fifth-grade students at Basehor-Linwood Intermediate School raise money for the Wreaths Across America program.
Veterans share military experiences with students
September 20, 2012
Fifth-graders at Basehor-Linwood Intermediate School sat captivated as several local veterans shared their service stories Friday morning.
GOP picnic set for Saturday
June 12, 2012
The Leavenworth County Republican Party will have its annual picnic in the park from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Tonganoxie VFW Park.
Basehor VFW to present flags at Glenwood Cemetery on Memorial Day
May 25, 2012
The Basehor VFW Post 11499 will perform a Memorial Day flag presentation at the Glenwood Cemetery near Basehor.