Meetings: 2nd Wed of the Month, 7:00 PM, 3329 Battlefield Blvd, South
2023 Bataan Death March held April 8
The VFW Post 2894 sponsored Bataan Death March Memorial Walk is a time to honor not only the survivors of those who died in Bataan but all World War II veterans and families. The purpose of this annual event is to honor and remember all those who endured one of the most harrowing events in US and Filipino history. The walk is a time to honor not only the survivors and those who died in Bataan but all World War II veterans and families.
The event is held annually at the Dismal Swamp in Chesapeake, Virginia. Our goal is to educate today's generation on the sacrifices of the greatest generation. The event is comprised of three walks: - 16.6 miles - 5 miles - 1 mile. Participants can participate on the day of the event or virtually on their own time For more information, email email@example.com
VFW Post 2894 held our annual Bataan Memorial Walk on April 2, 2022 to remember the World War II veterans who endured the Bataan Death March. Proceeds of this event funds our Veteran service projects.
VFW Auxiliary National President - Jean Hamel
VFW Auxiliary Department President - Carol Vangi
VFW Department Commander - Butch Schupska
Thank you to all who came out and supported our event. As always our Auxiliary was out in full force helping keep things rolling. Thank You! Our VFW Post Crew...Thank You! The volunteers..Thank You! The Chesapeake Marine Corps and Air Force Junior ROTC units..Thank You! NW Security Group Marines...Thank You! Chesapeake Police, Sheriff, Fire Department, CERT...Thank You! Our sponsors..Thank You!. Donors of raffle and silent auction items...Thank You! We'll do it again next year!