VFW Post 1197 Officers

Andy Franke

Commander

USMC 1989-1993

Iraq - Operation Provide Comfort

VFW Member Since 2007

Previous VFW Positions: Trustee, Chaplain, Quartermaster, Adjutant, Post Commander

Chris Derby

Senior Vice Commander

Army 2007-2011

Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom

VFW Member Since 2009

Previous VFW Positions: Surgeon, Service Officer, Jr. Vice Commander, Sr. Vice Commander

Josh Pfeuffer

Junior Vice Commander

USMC 2003-2006

Ramadi Iraq - Operation Iraqi Freedom 2

VFW Member since 2006

Previous VFW Positions: Adjutant

Dale Richard

Quartermaster

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Martin Valenzuela Jr.

Chaplain

USMC 2009-2013

Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom

VFW Member since 2011

Cliff Bartelt

Judge Advocate

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Robert Zeman

Surgeon

Navy 1965-1968

Vietnam

VFW Member Since 1969

Previous VFW Positions: Chaplain, Quartermaster, District 19 Jr. Vice Commander, Sr. Vice Commander, District Commander, VOD Chairman, National Aide-De-Camp

Allan Richard

Trustee One Year

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Dennis Thompson

Trustee Two Year

USMC 1966-1968

Vietnam

VFW Member Since 2005

Mike Breyne

Trustee Three Year

US Army 1969-1971

Vietnam 5/2 Artillery

VFW member since June 1971

Previous VFW Positions: Post Sr.& Jr. Vice Commander, Post Quartermaster. District 19 Sr. & Jr. Vice Commander, District 19 Commander, National VFW Assistant Inspector General, National Aide-De-Camp w/ three stars.

Jake Honaker

Adjutant

Army 2008-2013

Iraq - Operation Iraqi Freedom

VFW Member Since 2014

Chris Derby

Service Officer

Army 2007-2011

Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom

VFW Member Since 2009

Previous VFW Positions: Surgeon, Service Officer, Jr. Vice Commander, Sr. Vice Commander