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VFW closes in Moorcroft


May 16, 2019

Grace Moore

The now-defunct VFW building has been offered to the town.

State Chief of Staff for the VFW Pete Quinnell offered the town of Moorcroft the building and two lots previously used by the now defunct local VFW post #25 at Monday night's council meeting. Quinnell told the council that the local post was closed in early April, speaking candidly of the closure, Quinnell stated only, "There were several reasons; the biggest was lack of interest, which is sad because that post was instituted in 1946."

He explained that the dissolution of posts is happening statewide, saying, "Twenty years ago, there were 58 VFW posts, we are down to 31 when we closed this...

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