TAPS

We pay homage to those comrades of Blackburn-Aurora VFW Post 3348 who served honorably in the U.S. Armed Services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard).  

FALLEN COMRADES

Debbie Lambert

Post Chaplain - Air Force

Born 1954. Operation Desert Shield/Storm; Retired U.S. Air Force. Debbie Lambert was an outspoken bundle of energy. She was a Life Member of VFW, American Legion and...

Lane Ruud

Good Guy - Army

Born 1933, Korea. Prior to  his death, Lane and his wife Sharon, hosted several parties at the very nice house on the shores of Lake Washington. This was the house t...

Al Campbell

Past Post Commander - Army

Born 1918, WW II, Past District #2 Commander. Al Campbell first became our Post Commander in 1984-85; his one and only time as District #2 Commander was 1990-91. He was e...

Roscoe Mitchell

Member - Air Force

Born 1924, WW II, Army Air Corps. At one time, we used Central Market for our Buddy Poppy events. Back then, Post Quartermaster Thom Fermstad would pick Roscoe up in the ...

Ray Radford

Member - Army

Born 1924, U. S. Army, WW II. Ray was a humble plumber. What you found out once you got to know him was that Ray had inherited a large apartment complex from his mother a...

Hal Myhre

Member - Coast Guard

Born 1926, WWII. Hal was a self made millionaire. He worked his ass off as a young man. He saved his money and invested in houses which he would fix up and rent. He was t...

Donald Guenthner

Member - Marines

Born 1935, Marines...

Thomas Groth

Member - Navy

Born 1923 - WWII...

Larry Abrahamson

Member - Marines

Born 1948, Vietnam ...

James Kenealy

Member - Navy

Born 1924, WW II  ...

Alfred Tennison

Member - Army

Born 1926, WW II ...

David Hancock

Member - Marines

Born 1945, Vietnam ...

Joe Massimino

Member - Army

Born 1935, Korea ...

Gerald Kohnenberger

Member - Air Force

Born 1933, Korea...

Richard Hallberg

Member - Navy

Born 1925, WWII...