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In preparation for a special Memorial Day service in memory of Army Special Forces Major Andrew Byers, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in November 2016. Major Byers was the son of Rolesville residents David and Rose Byers. 2020 Firefighter of the Year, Capt. Ian Moffatte of the Wake Forest FD. Jackson Hutchison, Troop 399 Patrol Sergeant Alphanso James of the Franklin County Sheriff's Department. at the Joel Fund Veteran Resource Fair, April 2021. Paramedic Kehoni Green of Franklin County EMS. Wilhelmina Johnson, 7th Grade, Rolesville Middle School. (Left to Right) Roger Barbour, Tony Attina, Jim Duguid and Jonathan Gazso. May 2021. getting ready to place flags on Veterans' graves. Thank you, Scouts! Cadet C/SMSgt Miriam Debelak of Franklin County Composite Squadron, NC-145. at WalMart in Wake Forest. Mr. Tommy Kemp, Agriscience teacher at Franklinton High School. Presenting certificate of Adoption to 5th Battalion, 113 Field Artillery Regiment, NC Army National Guard. The Chuck Wagon served its usual delicious menu of Burgers, Dogs and Brats at the Friday Night on White Street Concert on 10 September 2021. Post members cooked and served the food to raise funds to support local Veterans in need. Pictured working in the front are Joe Csuka and David Martin, with Glenn Schoenling making fresh popcorn in the rear. Howard Lowdermilk and Joe Csuka are shown entering a $100 bill received from a Wake Forest citizen into the donation container. The VFW partners with Sport Clips each year leading into Veterans' Day to raise money for the Help-a-Hero Scholarship Fund. This provides scholarships for higher education to Active Military and Veterans. On Saturday, 17 September 2022, Homes for Our Troops presented a new, completely accessible home to Post member, Derrick Sharpe. After Sharpe raised over $35,000 himself toward the costs, the organization funded the rest of the costs. Corporal Sharpe received life-threatening wounds after stepping on an IED in 2006 in Iraq. Several members of our Post went to St. Catherine of Siena School in Wake Forest, spoke about our experiences as Veterans, and presented a talk on Post 8466 honors Canadian Veteran of Middle East conflicts. The General James Moore Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Wake Forest provided dessert for Post 8466's monthly meeting. Members of Post 8466 join residents for lunch at the Veterans Life Center in Butner, NC. Members of Post 8466 join residents of the Veterans Life Center in Butner, NC to spread mulch and topsoil around the grounds. Members of Post 8466 and residents of the Veterans Life Center in Butner, NC celebrate a successful day of groundskeeping at the residence.