Tracy Bogard

PO Box 453

Lake Oswego, OR 97034



 MAY 2023


Oregon needs more members so we can accomplish more for our Veterans and Their Families.

Remember to ask others if their grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, or children served or are serving in a war or conflict overseas. Remember to look at the DD214.

 Proof of eligibility furnished must be

•      Separation document or

•      DD214 reflecting campaign medal service to establish eligibility.

•      Service in Korea without the issuance of a campaign medal can be established with additional support documentation.

•      Hostile Fire or Imminent Danger Pay can be established with pay records.

•      Other documents acceptable by VFW are also acceptable for Auxiliary eligibility.

 Get familiar with the Bylaws and look on pages 5-11.

 Please remember to use the most recent application which has a date in the bottom right-hand corner of May 22. Check out Bylaws Sec. 102, Sec. 103 and Sec. 104.

 Check out the resources page on MALTA under membership. There is plenty of information for all to use.

 Thanks for doing your best to help this fine organization




Past Post

Hello Brothers and Sisters,

I hope you are all doing well and staying cool in this heat. Check on you neighbors and make sure they are doing ok. If you are staying in the house, contact your president and treasurer to see if you can make some membership calls for them and check in on our brothers and sisters while sipping on some ice tea..


Retention is critical in keeping our Auxiliary alive and continuing the work for our Veterans and Programs. By now you should have your 1st round of Dues Reminders sent out to all your Annual members. Malta makes it easy to get letters out. Hopefully everyone is sending in their dues. Now is a great time to make phone calls and check on your members. Maybe some of them need help with their dues but don’t feel comfortable calling in to ask.

New Membership

We currently have 12 new members added to our auxiliaries. Remember the welcome doesn’t stop at the recruitment. Keep these new members engaged and share with them what a wonderful organization of volunteers can do for veterans and their families.

If you are running a recruiting booth, and you would like some assistance , let us know and we can come help. We do have 6 recruiting kits put together for recruiting purposes. We are currently updating them with new information.

Forms and Resources

Please make sure you are using the correct recruiting form. When you come to the training academy you will receive the most current one available. Along with how to fill it out properly. National is still working on the website so hopefully we will have access to our stuff soon.

Zoom Meetings

Starting Aug 28th at 3pm I will be holding a zoom training meeting. This will be a reoccurring meeting every month  with a different membership program topic. If you would like to join, please send me an email so that I know you plan on attending and I will send out a reminder a few days before the event.

See you at the Training Academies!


Tracy Bogard Membership Chairman 2022-2023

PO Box 453 Lake Oswego OR 97034

(971) 678 2595