We serve the veterans of Sumner, Bonney Lake and the surrounding area!
DUE TO COVID, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2020 MEETING CANCELLED. We will notify our members by phone and email.
VETERANS DAY BLOOD DRIVE A GREAT SUCCESS! We had 20 people sign up, and 17 were allowed to donate. Two veterans from Spanaway came down to donate. Thank you everyone who donated in honor of their veteran.
Saturday, November 14 VFW Post 3070 sold poppies at the Sumner Fred Myer Store. Thank you to all who donated, it was good to see you! A very huge thank you to the Sumner Fred Myer store for allowing us to set up – with masks, social distancing, and hand sanitizers.
CURRENT PROJECTS: Washington State Soldier’s Home in Orting – filling the bird feeders; individual birthday cards for residents; Christmas cards after Thanksgiving
We volunteer and support: Orting Soldiers Home, USO, Sumner & Bonney Lake Food Banks, Literacy Program.
At this time, Sumner/Bonney Lake Post 3070 does not have a trained service officer. We recommend you choose one organization to help you through the claims process. If there is more than one organization involved, your claim may take longer.
Washington State VFW Office & website: https://vfwwa.org/di/vfw/v2/default.asp 253-922-2114
American Lake Veteran’s Services information: VA Puget Sound Health Care System; https://www.pugetsound.va.gov
We will proactively contact Veterans to make appointments, so our policy of no walk-in patients outside of emergent care needs remains in place. If you have health care concerns, please first call us at 1-800-329-8387 or reach out to your primary care team. VA Puget Sound serves Veterans from a five-state area in the Pacific Northwest. We have two main divisions: American Lake and Seattle.
Disabled American Veterans information: http://davwa.org/
American Lake – DAV – Department Service Office Bldg. 16 — Room 103, 9600 Veterans Drive, Tacoma, WA 98493
Due to the pandemic we cannot meet with you face-to-face because our service offices are closed in an effort to reduce the transmission risk of COVID-19 Coronavirus by social distancing. You can still reach a DAV National Service Officer by going to http://www.benefitsquestions.org and posting a message to the NSO office in your state.
TACOMA DAV Chapter #1; 1110 N. Stevens Street, Tacoma, WA 98406; 253-752-2970
Your Local DAV National Service Officer (NSO) will help you file a claim and stick with you all through the process, because no veteran should have to go at it alone. All services provided by DAV NSOs are free of charge.
Military members separating from active duty should talk to a Transition Service Officer.
AMVETS information: http://amvetswapost1.org/
5717 South Tyler Street, Tacoma, WA 98409 253-472-2822 ext. 2
The Service Office operates by APPOINTMENTS. Please contact the service office to schedule an appointment. One of the most visible services is our network of trained national service officers (NSOs) accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs, at no charge to the veteran.
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