AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary News – September 2017

Mary Steinbach
Local 2017-2018 President and
State 2017-2018

You can start renewing your membership by submitting your $20.00 to our membership chair:  

    Jean Lanske 

    416 4th ST. SW

    Waverly, Iowa 50677   


To be eligible for membership in AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary one must be:

  • Related to a member of AMVETS.
  • Related to a deceased veteran who could have been eligible for membership in AMVETS.
  • A female veteran.

Example include: Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Daughter, Sister, Granddaughter

All AMVETS members reading this: if you currently have someone who meets the requirements for our Auxiliary membership, please encourage them to join. If you need an application, contact Jean Lanske or myself.

September is Suicide awareness month. 22 Veterans or active-duty soldiers loses his or her life everyday to suicide. Know the 5 signs of mental health suffering: personality change, agitation, withdrawal, poor self-care, and hopelessness. The Veterans Crisis line can be reached by phone at 1-800-273-8255 or text – 838255. You can find more information on what you can do if you are with someone in need of help  by going to  Awareness, support, and understanding may be the way to cut the number from 22 to 0.

We Waited Together, Now Let’s Work Together