WELCOME TO VFW POST 8385 JAMES JARRET BROWN

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

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Due to the inclement weather expected for tomorrow Jan. 9 please consider closing your post to protect our veterans and your patrons until after the storm passes. - Commander Schreiber

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That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.
 
 

Sponsor - Patsey Schreiber

Patsey Schreiber
State Sr Vice Commander - Navy
Chief Hospital Corpsman (Surface Warfare/Air Warfare) Retired PatseyElizabeth Schreiber was born on October 12th in Homerville, Georgia. Patsey attended Clinch County Public Schools and realized at an early age she wanted to pursue a career helping others. 

Upon graduation from Clinch County High School Patsey realized that she wanted to join her brother and sister and pursue a career in the United States Navy. She joined the US Navy straight out of High School but was placed in the Delayed Entry Program for a year and a half. While awaiting her ship day she attended college to get a start on her secondary education.   

Following two years of college PatseyEizabeth entered the Navy through Military Entrance Processing Command Jacksonville, Florida in April 1982. She completed boot camp at Recruit Training Command Orlando Florida where she served numerous capacities in her recruit company. PatseyElizabeth's career then took her to Great Lakes, Illinois where she was trained as a Hospital Corpsman. Following her training as a Basic Hospital Corpsman Patsey's duty Stations included Marine Corps Training Command Parris Island, South Carolina, Naval Hospital Roosevelt Roads Puerto Rico, Naval Hospital Great Lakes, Illinois, and Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois.  

After eight years as a basic Hospital Corpsman Patsey was selected to be in one of the first Medical Administration Classes.  She reported to Naval School of Dental Assisting and Technology in San Diego, California. With a new skill set Patsey was transferred to Naval Medical Clinic Kings Bay, Georgia where she served with the USS Canopus, USS Oakridge and was sent on temporary duty to Naval Station Norfolk to assist the USS Emory S Land. As a Medical Administration Technician PatseyElizabeth also served onboard the USS John C Stennis, USS Constellation, U.S. Naval Hospital Guam, Naval Personnel Command Millington, Tennessee, and U.S. Naval Hospital Rota Spain. 

PatseyElizabeth's military education includes Hospital Corps A School, Medical Administration "C" school, Medical Coding, Patient Administration Course and Medical Quality Assurance. 

Patsey served with honor and distinction for 25 years with awards including five Navy Commendation Medals, three Navy Achievement Medals, two Navy Unit Commendation Medals, two Battle "E" Medals, Outstanding Military Volunteer Medal, seven Good Conduct Medals, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, and numerous other medals, awards and commendations. After over 25 years in the Navy, Patsey transferred to the Fleet Reserve.  

Following the military, Patsey pursed another dream of working in her community to help others. She looked for opportunities and found her place as a volunteer at her local Habitat for Humanity, United Way and serves as a member of the Board for Salvation Army. 

Patsey served as Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8385 Kings Bay GA for two years earning All State and All-American Commander both years. She has also served as Department of Georgia, District Seven Commander earning both All State and All-American Distant Commander. 

Patsey is the mother of two adult children Dion and Karly.