Welcome to EDICK-HAMLINK V.F.W. Post 369
Veterans of Foreign Wars - We make a difference.

5931 Scenic Ave., Mexico, NY 13114      Phone: 315-963-8304

2016 Vietnam Veterans Get-Together

After 25 years of dedicated hard work to keep the comradeship of US veterans who served in Vietnam together, the Boonville crew decided to pass the torch and we at VFW Post 369, were the lucky ones to have the opportunity to host this great event.

We have a 10 acre facility with lots of room for anyone who wishes to bring their fully self contained camper or similar shelters for that weekend.

On Friday evening June 17 we are having our annual watch fire, so if you want to come early, bring your old flags and you can help us retire them.

Saturday, June 18th at noon the get-together starts, we will maintain the same food and beverage menu as in the past. The Chinese raffles will be the same also.

Ken Bundy and his crew are coming down from Boonville to assist with the ceremonies for it is the most important part of the event.

Quilt donated by Kris Kapps of Oneida NY

District, County, Post and Auxiliary officers present awards
to Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy essay winners
February 28, 2016. Photo by Jim Bach


We provide services and support to veterans, their spouses and their communities. We participate in many different community service organizations.

We will always be here to ensure the honor and recognition due our veterans, in life and in death.Our Commander is Russell Marsden. The Club Steward position has been filled by Dick Niles. The Post has 180 members, residing both locally and out of state.

We have several Post functions throughout the year, including steak bakes at our Veteran's Memorial Field on Rt 3, and dinners at the Post on Scenic Ave.

With the co-operation of the American Legion, we provide flags and grave markers for departed comrades.

We also sponsor the Memorial Day Parade held in Mexico in the morning on Memorial Day with a ceremony at the cemetery and also one at our post grounds followed by an open house. In the afternoon we take part in the American Legion parade and ceremonies in New Haven.We participate in the 4th of July Parade for the Oswego County Council in Oswego and we enter a float in the Mexico Fireman's Field Day Parade and in the Christmas in Mexico Parade for the Chamber of Commerce.We hold a Remembrance Ceremony open to the public on 9/11, a Candlelight Vigil on POW/MIA Day in September and on November 11th, Veterans Day we hold a Service and Open House so that these American Heroes shall be honored and never forgotten. We also provide scholarships for graduating seniors, support the Voice of Democracy program, and Marine Junior ROTC cadets at Mexico Academy & Central School. The Post actively raises money for various charities and organizations, including the Red Cross, VA Hospital, USO, St. Judes Children’s Hospital, VFW National Home, and Operation Reindeer, just to name a few.

Meetings are at 7:00 pm the third Tuesday of each month at the Post, which is located at 5930 Scenic Ave., Mexico, NY. The Post mailing address:

Edick- Hamlink VFW Post 369
PO Box 1001
Mexico, New York 13114
Phone: 315-963-8304

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Don Babcock, Quartermaster
& Web Site Liason


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