Annual Memorial Service at the Brainerd VFW
The VFW Post 1647 annual Memorial Service was not held in 2020, 2021 or 2022 to keep everyone safe from COVID.
The annual Brainerd VFW Memorial Service was held on Sunday, May 19, 2019. It honored all post members who passed away in the last year. An awe-inspiring ceremony. All members and their families were invited.
Sunday, May 20, 2018: The annual memorial service was held for deceased members of Brainerd VFW Post 1647. The ceremony was filled with emotion while songs America the Beautiful, God Bless America and Just a Closer Walk With Thee were played. In Flanders Field poem by John McCrae was read as well. Tears were shed for obvious reasons.