Ottumwa, Iowa, VFW Post celebrates 75 years, faces recruiting woes

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And while that's certainly a milestone to celebrate, it's also bittersweet, as many of the elder members are passing on, and finding new members is proving difficult.

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#1 Jul 28, 2012
Whitson sounds like a straight shooter good guy who will lose. the answer is easy - too much nationwide spineless internal politics, lack of leadership talent which surfaces incompetent prima donnas, internal backstabbing to gain control, and widespread apathy amongst members. Who wants any part of that mess?.

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