VFW POST 5061

Celebrating 30 Years 1987-2017

The Victor B. Grandy Hall at the canteen is available for rent. Click here for more information

Welcome to VFW Post 5061, mustered March 18, 1987

We invite you to join our Dean K. Phillips Memorial Post 5061. We are a family friendly VFW Post dedicated to serving the Veterans and their families in the Denver Metro area. Volunteer to help with our community programs or just stop by the canteen for comradeship and a beverage.

 Purple Heart in Leyte Gulf

 

“If I had to go in again today, I would still go Navy,” said 91 year old Joe Vigil, WWII

veteran and Purple Heart recipient. On a spring day in 1943, then 17 year-old Vigil and his older brother, Ezuqual, enlisted in the United States military. Joe joined the Navy. “I decided to join the Navy because I didn’t want to do all that marching,” said Joe. Ezuqual, the oldest brother, joined the Air Force. Joe served from 1943-46. Read more